Covid-19 vaccination slot appointment on CoWin is now available on Google as the search giant will be providing detailed information on vaccination, slot-booking, availability and more, in a push to increase Covid vaccination coverage in India.
Google on Wednesday said users will be able to get more information about vaccine availability and appointments for over 13,000 locations in the country across its three products – Search, Maps and Assistant – starting this week, it said
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya hailed the initiative under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The @MoHFW_INDIA has taken yet another significant initiative to enhance access to #COVID19 vaccine:
🔎 Search ‘covid vaccine near me’ on Google
✅ Check availability of slots & more
💉 Use ‘Book Appointment’ feature to book a slot
📖 More details: https://t.co/zsI9A5fkCp
— Mansukh Mandaviya (@mansukhmandviya) September 1, 2021
Here’s how you can book an appointment on CoWin via Google:
-Go to Google search or Google Maps
-On the bar, search ‘covid vaccine near me’ on Google
-Check availability of slots and more
– You will see an option to ‘Book Appointment’ feature
-Tap on that to book a slot available near you
The Covid vaccine information is powered by real-time data from the CoWIN APIs, and includes details like availability of appointment slots at each…