“Revolutionising the common man’s life using technology! Now get COVID19 vaccination certificate through MyGov Corona Helpdesk in 3 easy steps,” tweeted the Union Health Minister. He said, citizens who have been vaccinated against COVID-19 can now download their vaccination certificate through WhatsApp with the help of a text within seconds.
Here’s how to download COVID-19 vaccine certificate through WhatsApp:
- 1) Save the contact number: +91-9013151515
- 2) Type and send ‘covid certificate’ on WhatsApp
- 3) Enter OTP
Presently, people have to download their Covid vaccination certificate by logging into the CoWin portal. However, with this significant move, when several states are requiring vaccine certificates for inter-state travel and many organizations are allowing people only if they hold proof of vaccination, this process becomes much more convenient and faster.
This alternation feature added by WhatsApp got words of acknowledgement and praise from across the political members. Shashi Tharoor, senior Congress leader described the process as “simple and fast”.
Anyone who wants to download the Covid-19 Vaccination certificate can send a WhatsApp message to a number and receive it, tweeted by Union Health Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya.