WhatsApp, partnered with the Ministry of Health, now allows people to book Covid-19 vaccination slots through the messaging app.
Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya said, “Paving a new era of citizen convenience. Now, book COVID-19 vaccine slots easily on your phone within minutes."
These are the steps to book slots via WhatsApp:
Step 1: Add the number 9013151515
Step 2: Send a 'Book Slot' message.
Step 3: Enter the OTP which you will get through SMS and choose your date and location and vaccine type.
The confirmation will be sent to your number.
Vaccination certificates can also be acquired, the steps are:
Step 1: Save the same contact number 9013151515
Step 2: Send 'Covid certificate' on WhatsApp.
Step 3: Enter the OTP sent to you.
The certificate will be provided to you.
Co-WIN Portal or Arogya Setu/Umang Mobile Application can also be used for booking.