Covid vaccine registration for 18+ to start at 4 PM today

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New Delhi (NVI) With the third phase of vaccination drive set to begin on May 1, all citizens above 18 years of age can register themselves on Cowin platform, Aarogya Setu App and UMANG App from 4 pm today to get the vaccine jabs.

“Registration for 18 plus to begin on, Aarogya Setu App & UMANG App at 4 PM on 28th April. Appointments at State Govt centers & Private centers depending on how many vaccination centers are ready on 1st May for Vaccination of 18 plus,” Aarogya Setu said in a tweet.

The vaccine manufacturers would supply 50 per cent of their monthly Central Drugs Laboratory (CDL) released doses to the central government under the third phase of the countrywide vaccination drive. They would be free to supply the remaining 50 per cent doses to state governments and in the open market.

Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin is available for Rs 600 per dose for state governments and Rs 1,200 for private hospitals. Serum Institute of India (SII) has priced its Covishield vaccine at ₹400 per dose for states and ₹600 per dose for private hospitals.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has said that all above the age of 18 years in the national capital will be vaccinated for free.