COVID-19: Now six members can register using one mobile number on Co-WIN app

Amid rising cases of COVID-19, the Central Government on Friday informed that instead of the existing limit of four members, now six members can be registered using one mobile number on the Co-WIN.

COVID-19: Now six members can register using one mobile number on Co-WIN app
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New Delhi: Amid rising cases of COVID-19 across the country, the Central Government on Friday informed that instead of the existing limit of four members, now six members can be registered using one mobile number on the Co-WIN.


In a statement, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed that a new utility feature has been introduced under raise an issue in Co-WIN account through which beneficiary can revoke its current vaccination status from fully vaccinated to partially vaccinated or unvaccinated status and also partially vaccinated to unvaccinated status. 


"The vaccination status can be corrected by the beneficiaries, where in occasional isolated cases, the vaccination Certificates are generated due to inadvertent data entry errors by the vaccinator in updation of vaccination data of beneficiaries. The Changes may take 3-7 days after submitting the online request through raise an issue utility. Such beneficiaries can get their due vaccine dose, may be at nearest vaccination center, as per the existent standard guidelines once new vaccination status is successfully updated in the system," the statement read.


India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage exceeded 160.43 crores after over 70 lakh vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours, said the Health Ministry on Friday.


As per government data, 70,49,779 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. Consequently, the total vaccines administered have gone up to 1,60,43,70,484 as per provisional reports till 7 am today. This has been achieved through 1,72,80,628 sessions, the health ministry said. The ministry also informed that 68,61,926 precautionary doses have been administered so far.


Meanwhile, India reported 3,47,254 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and the daily positivity rate stood at 17.94 per cent, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Friday.

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