Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya stated that citizens who have been vaccinated against COVID19 can now receive a vaccination certificate via WhatsApp within a few seconds. Presently people need to log in to the CoWin portal to get their vaccination certificates.
Mansukh Mandaviya’s office tweeted, “Revolutionising common man’s life using technology! Now get COVID-19 vaccination certificate through MyGov Corona Helpdesk in 3 easy steps:
1. Save contact number: +91 9013151515.
2. Type & send ”covid certificate” on WhatsApp.
3. Enter OTP. Get your certificate in seconds.
Shashi Tharoor, the Senior Leader of Congress, praised the government’s introduction of the ability to provide vaccination certificates via WhatsApp.Tharoor tweeted, “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!”