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Vaccine registrations for those above 18 to start from April 24, CoWin process remains same

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Vaccine registrations on the government portal, CoWin, for all those above 18 years will commence in the next 48 hours, an official announced on Thursday.

Vaccine registrations for all those above 18 years will commence in the next 48 hours, said RS Sharma, Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Authority (NHA), on Thursday.

“All those above the age of 18 can register on CoWin by April 24…the vaccination process and documents remain the same,” RS Sharma said.

Besides indigenous vaccines Covaxin and Covishield, Russian vaccine Sputnik V will also be added as an option at some centres, he said.

He further said more centres and private facilities are being set up for a faster vaccination process.

Moreover, private firms have been asked to publish vaccine time table on CoWin platform to help people book date and time. “Private firms/industries need to share information on vaccination of employees numbers on CoWin platform,” he said.

Also, any case of Adverse event following immunization (AEFI) after vaccination will be monitored, RS Sharma said.

 

HOW TO REGISTER AT COWIN.GOV.IN AND APP:

  1. Log on to cowin.gov.in and enter your mobile number
  2. An OTP will be sent to your mobile number via an SMS
  3. Enter the OTP and click on the “verify” button
  4. Once the OTP is validated, the “Registration of Vaccination” page will open up
  5. Enter details required in the “Registration of Vaccination” page such as your photo ID proof. You will also be asked if you have any comorbidities. This can be answered by clicking on ‘yes’ or ‘no’
  6. Once the details are entered for registration, click “Register” button at the bottom right
  7. You will receive a confirmation message on successful registration. Once registration is done, you will be shown the “Account Details”. You can schedule your appointment from the “Account Details” page
  8. There will be a button indicating schedule appointment. Click on it and schedule your appointment and voila, you are done
  • Citizens are also allowed to add three more people linked with this mobile number by clicking on the “Add More” button at the bottom right side of the page. Enter all the details of the individuals to be included and then click on the “Add” button
  • To book your appointment or vaccination, you can also use the Aarogya Setu app. A separate tab has been created which will allow you to fill in some details like your name, age and sex and register yourself for the vaccination

The Covid-19 vaccination drive will open for all persons above 18 years from May 1. As part of the “liberalised and accelerated Phase 3 strategy of Covid-19 vaccination”, all persons above the age of 18 years will be eligible to get Covid-19 vaccine jabs.

Recently, several states including Kerala, Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh announced free vaccination for all people above the age of 18.

On Wednesday, the Serum Institute of India said it would be providing its Covishield vaccine at Rs 400 per dose to state governments and Rs 600 per dose to private hospitals from May 1.

The Centre had launched a nationwide vaccination drive on January 16 for healthcare and frontline workers and expanded it to those above 45 on April 1.

As per the government order, the vaccination shall continue as before in Government of India vaccination centres, provided free of cost to the eligible population as defined earlier ie, health care workers, front line workers and all people above 45 years of age.

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4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee

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Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

Source: ANI

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions

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A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found

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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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