Slot booking for vaccination against Corona Virus Pandemic (Covid-19) will now become easier. Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya tweeted and informed that the corona vaccine slot can now be booked through WhatsApp.
The Health Minister said that now if you send a book slot to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk through WhatsApp, then your vaccination slot will be booked. For this you have to WhatsApp on mobile number 9013151515. You can book your slot by verifying yourself with OTP.
WhatsApp said on Tuesday that to book the vaccination slot, it has to be sent by writing the book slot. The MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk will now allow users of the messaging app on its platform to locate the nearest vaccination center and book appointments for the same.
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On August 5 this year, MyGov and WhatsApp introduced a system for users to download vaccination certificates from the chatbot. Till date, more than 32 lakh certificates have been downloaded by users across the country.
Paving a new era of citizen convenience.
Now, book #COVID19 vaccine slots easily on your phone within minutes.
🔡 Send ‘Book Slot’ to MyGovIndia Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp
🔢 Verify OTP
📱Follow the steps
Book today: https://t.co/HHgtl990bb
– Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) August 24, 2021
The MyGov Corona Helpdesk on WhatsApp has emerged as one of the most authentic sources of COVID information during the pandemic, since March 2020, the Messenger app said. And for over 41 million users in India, it has served as a vital tool in fighting the public-health crisis.
Abhishek Singh, CEO, MyGov, said that the platform has been at the forefront of COVID related technology solutions, benefiting lakhs of people across the country. MyGov Corona Helpdex was launched in March 2020.
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