COVID-19 vaccine phase 3: Anxious Indians are complaining of CoWIN and Aarogya Setu registration being delayed

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COVID-19 vaccine phase 3: Anxious Indians are complaining of CoWIN and Aarogya Setu registration being delayed
CoWin registration was supposed to open at midnight for vaccination of 18-45 years old BCCL
  • Hundreds of people stayed up till 12 am on Wednesday as anticipation was high for the registration.
  • Even though no official communication can be found, the MyGov newsdesk on the Telegram app sent an update at 6.49 pm on Tuesday evening that the registrations would begin at 4 pm on Wednesday.
  • The Indian government had announced that registration for vaccination between 18-45 years old would start through CoWin and Aarogya Setu apps at 12 am on April 28.
Hundreds of people stayed up till 12 am on Wednesday as anticipation was high for the registration for vaccination for the 18-45 age population to open up, but to their disappointment the message still read “Currently registration is allowed for citizens older than 45 years only.”

COVID-19 vaccine phase 3: Anxious Indians are complaining of CoWIN and Aarogya Setu registration being delayed
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The Indian government had announced that registration for vaccination between 18-45 years old would start through the CoWin and Aarogya Setu apps at 12 am on April 28, However, people were disappointed to realise that the registration still hadn’t opened up.


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Even though no official communication can be found, the MyGov newsdesk on the Telegram app sent an update at 6.49 pm on Tuesday evening that the registrations would begin at 4 pm on Wednesday.

COVID-19 vaccine phase 3: Anxious Indians are complaining of CoWIN and Aarogya Setu registration being delayed

The telegram channel which has 2.2 million subscribers, is nowhere near the total population which is eligible for registration now.

Anxious and confused Indians took to Twitter to complain about the delay in registrations.
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India is in the midst of a gruesome second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with vaccination being a key immuniser to the virus, people have been waiting for the registrations to start. Vaccination is set to begin from May 1, but there will be no walk-ins, only registration through CoWin or Aarogya Setu apps will be allowed.

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