Appointments for the ‘precautionary dose’ of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine in India begin from Saturday, according to the announcement made by the central government, Hindustan Times.
The Centre has also said that no new registrations in the CoWin platform would be required for those taking the shot.
“Schedules will be published on January 8. The online appointment facility will also start by Friday evening. Vaccination with onsite appointment starts on January 10,” news agency ANI reported, quoting a statement from the ministry.
Meanwhile, the country’s vaccination drive administered 1.5 billion (150 crore) doses of the vaccine on Friday.