How to Book Covid Vaccination Slot on WhatsApp: Now, book your Covid-19 slots directly through WhatsApp. Beneficiaries no longer need to download the Aarogya Setu app or log in to the Co-Win portal to get the vaccination from Covid-19.
WhatsApp users across the country can now use the government’s MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot book vaccination slot by simply sending ‘Book Slot’ to WhatsApp number 9013151515.
The ministry of Health and MyGov recently announced that the popular messaging app in association with MyGov Corona HelpDesk will allow users to locate their nearest vaccination centers and book an appointment.
Now, you can easily book #COVID19 vaccine slot via WhatsApp.
Follow the steps mentioned and get vaccinated. pic.twitter.com/Zo4yq8FhtH
— Office of Mansukh Mandaviya (@OfficeOf_MM) August 24, 2021
Will Cathcart, Chief Executive Officer, Whatsapp Inc also made the announcement on Twitter of their association with the Ministry of Health and @mygovindia.
— Will Cathcart (@wcathcart) August 24, 2021
How to book vaccination slot on WhatsApp
Step 1: Users need to save the 9013151515 WhatsApp number on their phones.
Step 2: Type “Book Slot” and send it to this number on WhatsApp. This will generate a 6-digit one-time password on the respective mobile phone number. You will then be required to send that OTP on the chat.
Step 3: Once you enter the OTP, the bot will display the names of individuals that are registered on the CoWIN website with the number.
Step 4: You now need to type the number of the user for whom you want to book a vaccination slot. The bot will then display your previous vaccination details.
Step 5: Now tap on “Search by Pincode.” The bot will then ask you whether you want to pay for vaccination or want it for free.
Step 6: You now need to enter your area’s pin code. Users can then choose a preferred date and location, based on the pincode and vaccine type.