The liberalised and accelerated phase three of the COVID-19 vaccination drive has started on Saturday.Everyone above the age of 18 years will be administered the COVID-19 vaccine in this phase. The registration process for this phase is on and over 2.66 crore people have registered on the Co-Win portal so far. The appointments for people aged 18 years and above has also opened at multiple locations.
In this phase, the vaccination will continue as before in the Central government’s vaccination centers free of cost to the eligible population including Health Care Workers, Front Line Workers and all people above 45 years of age. Meanwhile, Apollo Hospital and Max Hospital have confirmed their participation in the third phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive.The two groups said the vaccines will be available at their limited hospitals in the country. Pre-registration on COWIN portal or Aarogya Setu is mandatory for the vaccination.