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After Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the Covaxin jab, the next phase of Covid-19 vaccine registration and walk-ins are now open for senior citizens. The Centre said that over 25 lakh people registered for vaccination on the CoWin portal on the first day. Elderly people above the age of 60 years can register themselves. Co-WIN Covid-19 vaccine registration opened on March 01, 2021, and remains open from 9 AM till 3 PM every day.
In the first phase, the country vaccinated the frontline workers and the next phase is now open for senior citizens (above the age of 60 years) and those above the age of 45-years with comorbidities can register to get them vaccinated. To register and book your appointment at the nearest Vaccination Centres you can check-out the user guide on the websites of the Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and the National Health Authority (NHA).
Here’s a simple guide that you can follow to get your parents vaccinated. With these steps, you can apply for vaccine registration-
You can visit http://www.cowin.gov.in website to complete the vaccine registration process. You will not find the CoWIN app on Play Store as it is for administrators only. You can find this on Arogya Setu App. The availability of slots to get vaccinated in the nearby hospitals is subjected to availability. Now checkout the steps to complete the registration process:
Some of the most common side effects that have been reported are mild fever, soreness at the site of the injection, headache, chills, fatigue, and muscle aches. The symptoms do not last too long and are a sign that your immune system is responding well to the vaccine.
If you have got a Covishield or Covaxin shot, the companies have mentioned these possible adverse effects on their websites. Here is a list of possible side-effects that you need to be aware of:
The mild side-effects of the drug include pain and swelling on the injection site, redness, itching, stiffness. Some other symptoms include weakness in body ache, injection arm, fever, headache, weakness, malaise, vomiting, rashes, and nausea.
Covishield’s common side-effects include pain, warmth, and swelling, tenderness, itching, and bruising on the arm where the injection shot was taken. Some people can also experience a general feeling of being unwell, tiredness, chills, headache, joint pain, nausea, or muscle ache, a small lump, fever, vomiting, flu-like symptoms, such as sore throat, high temperature, cough, runny nose, and chills.
Coronavirus cases started to slow down but now with the new variant coming in, the cases have started to soar up. The new COVID variant poses severe threats and early pneumonia symptoms, therefore it’s important to secure the best health treatment with an adequate coronavirus insurance policy. You can consider buying Corona Kavach and Corona Rakshak health plan and any other specific health plan for COVID-19 listed on our site.
Nowadays most of the health insurance companies in India provide coverage for Coronavirus hospitalization expenses. The best part is that these COVID mediclaim policies cover the cost of ventilators, PPE kits, masks, gloves,, and other consumable items that may not be covered in a normal health insurance policy.
Check out various COVID policies on our site and secure your family from vaccination side effects also. As most of the health plans would cover the same.