The vaccination campaign has also been intensified amid rising corona virus cases in the country. Today, the vaccination campaign of people above 45 years of age is going to start from April 1. Till now, only the elderly over 60 years and those above 45 years who have serious diseases were being vaccinated. But today i.e. from 1st April, now people above 45 years of age will also start getting vaccinated. The government has recently taken this step with the aim of vaccinating a large population at the earliest. Now any person who is more than 45 years of age will be able to get a vaccine dose. People can also register online for vaccination and get vaccinated by going to the hospital.
How to get corona vaccine administered?
People who are over 45 years of age can join the vaccination campaign in two ways. Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan has given information about both these methods. He has told that an appointment can be made in advance through Kovin’s website http://cowin.gov.in. However, if you do not want to get registered in advance, then after three o’clock in the afternoon, you will have to go to your nearest hospital where the corona vaccine is being administered. You will be able to get a dose of Covid-19 vaccine there too. It is known that there are two types of corona vaccines being administered in the country. One is Covishield made by Serum Institute of India and the other is Indigenous Biotech of India .
Is corona vaccine free of cost?
The question that arises in the mind of the people who are going to get Corona vaccine is whether the Corona vaccine is being given free or not, then tell them that in the private hospital, people will have to spend money for the vaccine. The government had recently fixed the maximum cost of a single dose of vaccine for a private hospital at Rs 250. However, doses of covid vaccine can also be taken for free. For this, you will have to go to a government hospital. Corona vaccine is being installed there for free.
Which documents will be required together?
A list of government’s 12 to 12 identity cards has been issued for involvement in vaccination. These include Aadhaar Card, Driving License, Health Insurance Smart Card, MNREGA Job Card, Voter ID, PAN Card, Identity Card issued to public representatives, Bank / Post Office Passbook, Passport, Pension Document, Service Identity Card of Government Employees and National Population Register (NPR) Includes Smart Card issued under The person who gets vaccinated will have to keep any one of these identity cards with them and show them at the vaccination center. Only after which the process will proceed.
When did the campaign begin
The first phase started on 16 January in which more than 3.6 lakh health workers and frontline personnel were vaccinated in Delhi. In the second phase, people over 60 years of age and 45-59 years old already suffering from severe illness were vaccinated against the corona virus.
Who will be eligible
According to a senior government official, those in the third phase who are 45 years and above on January 1, 2022, are eligible for vaccination, whether they have a disease or not. Vaccination centers will work from 9 am to 9 pm.
When will the vaccine be introduced
An official said that only registered people will be vaccinated from 9 am to 3 pm. Non-registered people can get vaccinated between 3 pm and 9 pm. He said that people have to bring Aadhaar card or any other valid identity proof to get vaccinated. The official said that the third phase vaccination campaign will run at 192 centers, out of which 136 are private hospitals in the national capital.