The Union well being ministry on Sunday clarified that already booked on-line appointments for second dose of Covishield vaccine will stay legitimate and the identical is not going to be cancelled on Co-WIN platform.
It, nevertheless, stated requisite modifications have now been executed within the Co-WIN digital portal, on account of which additional on-line or on-site appointments is not going to be potential if the interval after first dose date for a beneficiary is lower than 84 days.
The Centre had on Might 13 prolonged the hole between the primary and second doses of Covishield vaccine to 12-16 weeks primarily based on the suggestions by the COVID Working Group chaired by N Ok Arora.
The Authorities of India has communicated this transformation to states and UTs. The Co-WIN digital portal has additionally been reconfigured to replicate this extension of interval for 2 doses of Covishield, manufactured by Serum Institute of India (SII) to 12-16 weeks, the ministry stated.
“Nonetheless, there have been studies in a bit of the media suggesting that individuals who had pre-booked their appointments for the second dose in lower than 84 days