Citizens vaccinated against COVID-19 can now get their vaccination certificate through WhatsApp within seconds, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya’s office said.
Presently, people have to download their vaccination certificates by logging into the CoWin portal.
“Revolutionising commoner’s life using technology! Now get a COVID-19 vaccination certificate through MyGov Corona Helpdesk in 3 easy steps. Save contact number: +91 9013151515. Type & send ”covid certificate” on WhatsApp. Enter OTP. Get your certificate in seconds,” Mandaviya’s office tweeted.
Here’s how to get a COVID-19 vaccination certificate through WhatsApp:
-Save the contact number: +91 9013151515
-Type and send ‘covid certificate’ on WhatsApp
-Download the certificate
Shashi Tharoor, senior Congress leader, praised this facility introduced by the government to deliver vaccination certificates via WhatsApp.
“I’ve always acknowledged and praised the government when it merits it. As a critic of Cowin, let me say they’ve done something terrific. Send a WhatsApp message ‘download certificate’ to 9013151515, receive OTP, and get your vaccination certificate back by WhatsApp. Simple and fast!” Tharoor tweeted.