5 Easy Steps to Book COVID-19 Vaccination Slot on WhatsApp
On 24 August 2021, the Government of India introduced a new facility that allows citizens to book vaccine slots and view the closest vaccination centre using WhatsApp. It is a tie-up between the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, MyGovIndia and WhatsApp.
Steps to book your vaccine slot on WhatsApp
WhatsApp users pan India can follow the below-mentioned steps to book an appointment for COVID-19 vaccination:
1- Save 9013151515 WhatsApp number on your smartphone.
2- Type 'Book Slot' in the chatbox.
3- Enter 6-digit OTP received on your registered mobile number.
4- Tap on 'Search by Pincode' and enter your Pincode.
5- Choose your preferred date, location, and vaccination type. You will receive a confirmation message once the slot is booked.
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All you have to do is simply send 'Book Slot' to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk, verify OTP and follow these few simple steps.
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Earlier, the Government of India introduced the facility of downloading vaccination certificates via WhatsApp, thereby providing relief to those who were unable to access the certificates due to technical glitches on the CoWIN platform.
Download vaccine certificate through WhatsApp
Download the COVID-19 vaccine certificate through the below-mentioned steps:
1- Save WhatsApp number 9013151515 on your smartphone.
2- Type and send 'Covid Certificate' on WhatsApp.
3- Enter OTP.
4- Download the certificate.
MyGov chatbot on WhatsApp was introduced by GOI in March 2020 to answer COVID-19 related questions and curb misinformation related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.