Now the vaccine will be available through WhatsApp

The slot for anti-Covid vaccination can now be booked through WhatsApp as well.

Now the vaccine will be available through WhatsApp
Anti-Covid vaccination can now be booked through WhatsApp.

Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said that the slot (timing) for anti-Covid vaccination can now be booked through WhatsApp as well.

Mandaviya tweeted, "A new era of civic convenience has been paved. Now you can easily book slots for COVID-19 vaccination from your phone in a matter of minutes. For this, you have to send a booking slot on 'MyGov WhatsApp Helpdesk' on WhatsApp, verify OTP, and follow other steps. Book slot today on phone number 9013151515.

Meanwhile, WhatsApp on Tuesday said it will allow people to locate the nearest vaccination center and book slots through its platform. Abhishek Singh, CEO, MyGov, said that the platform has been at the forefront of COVID-related technology solutions, benefiting lakhs of people across the country. MyGov Corona Helpdesk was launched in March 2020.

If you send a 'book slot' to MyGovindia Corona Helpdesk through WhatsApp, then your vaccination slot will be booked. For this, you have to WhatsApp on mobile number 9013151515.

32 lakh certificates downloaded so far

It is to be known that on August 5 this year, MyGov and WhatsApp had made arrangements for users to download vaccination certificates from the chatbot. To date, more than 32 lakh certificates have been downloaded across the country through WhatsApp. WhatsApp said MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp has emerged as one of the most authentic sources of COVID-related information during the pandemic since March 2020. It has served as a key tool in fighting the public-health crisis for over 41 million users in India.