States, UTs asked to hold special Covid vaccination camps; Centre puts emphasis on second, precaution doses for Sputnik V recipients

Being implemented in a 'mission mode', this special Covid vaccination drive is part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations.

published on : 14th July 2022

West Delhi district ranks first in giving booster jabs

With over 2 lakh doses, West Delhi district has administered the highest number of precaution doses against Covid-19 till Tuesday, official data showed. 

published on : 29th June 2022

Government plans to repurpose CoWIN for its Universal Immunisation Programme

The Universal Immunisation Programme is one of the largest vaccination projects in the world aimed at protecting children and pregnant mothers from preventable diseases.

published on : 27th May 2022

Coming soon: CoWIN clones for other vaccines and blood bank registry

NHA chief R.S. Sharma said, "We will create one platform for the blood bank system and another for the universal immunisation programme."

published on : 14th April 2022

CoWIN now allows submitting request to rectify COVID vaccination date

The CoWIN portal already has a feature that allows one to rectify inadvertent errors in name, year of birth and gender on vaccination certificates.

published on : 7th April 2022

5,024 teens get first dose of Corbevax

While the vaccination centres were open at 8 am, teenagers were seen making beelines at several places since morning.

published on : 17th March 2022

15.21L children to get Covid jab in Odisha, drive starts from today

The eligible children will have to produce their birth certificate or Aadhaar card to get themselves registered at the vaccination centres.

published on : 16th March 2022

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla participates in US-hosted COVID-19 global action meeting

The foreign secretary said India is collaborating with its Quad partners to deliver a billion doses in the Indo-Pacific region in 2022, according to the sources.

published on : 15th February 2022

Aadhaar card not mandatory on CoWIN portal for COVID vaccination, Centre tells SC

The apex court took note of the submission and disposed of a plea which claimed that Aadhaar was being mandatorily insisted upon for administering COVID-19 vaccination on the CoWIN portal.

published on : 7th February 2022

CoWIN portal: Now, six members can register with one mobile number

The CoWIN is a platform to register for vaccination, using mobile number or Aadhaar number, or any other identity documents.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Kerala: COVID vaccination drive for 15-17 age group to start in schools from Wednesday

All centres will have facilities to manage Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) which is any untoward medical occurrence that follows immunisation, said the statement. 

published on : 17th January 2022

1,12,575 get Covid vaccine booster doses on Day 1 in Andhra Pradesh

The number was expected to increase further as the details were being uploaded to the CoWin portal till late evening.

published on : 11th January 2022

Telangana government gears up to administer booster doses from today

Health Department stated that the precautionary dose must be of the same company administered as first and second doses.

published on : 10th January 2022

COVID-19 vaccine: Slot booking opens on CoWIN for booster shots

The government said that on-site vaccinations will also be allowed even though no new registration will be required for any beneficiary eligible for the shots. 

published on : 9th January 2022

25,000 in 15-18 age group in Telangana get Covid vaccines on Day 1

The vaccines for children will be administered via two modes — online mode via CoWin for those residing in municipal corporation areas and walk-in mode for those in other areas of the state.

published on : 4th January 2022

Odisha begins vaccination for 15-18 age group amid rapid surge in Covid cases

Health officials said efforts are on to inoculate beneficiaries in the 15 to 18 age group at the earliest in view of the rapid surge in Covid infections and a sudden spike in Omicron cases.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Aiming to vaccinate all eligible children in next 15 days: Puducherry health official

While 83,000 doses of Covaxin have arrived for covering Puducherry and Karaikal regions, the vaccines for Yanam and Mahe region will reach from Andhra Pradesh and Kerala respectively today.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Odisha man, dead five months back, receives 2nd dose of Covishield!

Gobinda had died on July 20 this year due to Covid-19 and the message about his successful second vaccine dose came as a painful shock for his grieving family. 

published on : 1st January 2022

Odisha plans to complete vax of teenagers in a month

The eligible beneficiaries can register on the CoWIN app with the help of their school, college identity card.

published on : 31st December 2021

Walk-in, online registration for Covid-19 vaccination for 15-18 age group

A Health Ministry release said that the Union Government will share the supply schedule of Covaxin with all the States and UTs in the next few days.

published on : 29th December 2021
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