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Covid-19: Appointments for 3rd vaccine shot opens in India today

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 8th January, 2022 02:02:07 PM
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Covid-19: Appointments for 3rd vaccine shot opens in India today

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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.

On Friday, the Union health ministry said that the eligible population – healthcare workers, frontline workers and those above 60 years of age with comorbidities – who have already taken two doses of the vaccine, can directly book an appointment or walk in to any of the Covid-19 vaccination centres.

“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.