MyGov Corona Vaccination Helpdesk Chatbot was launched last year by the Indian government, to spread awareness and to reduce the unnecessary spread of rumors. But, now it also gets the ability to book the Covid Vaccination Slot using this chatbot. Here is how to do so.
Earlier this month, MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot got an update, which enables an additional feature that lets you find the nearby Covid Vaccination centers. But now it also got the ability to book the vaccination slot. You can book a slot for both the first and second dose using this Chatbot. Not only this you also get the ability to download your Covid Vaccination certificate from this Chatbot. And according to Whatsapp, more than 32 lakh Covid Vaccine certificates have been downloaded using this chatbot.
How To Book Covid Vaccination Slot Using Whatsapp
- First you need to save the MyGov Corona helpdesk number in your smartphone:- 9013151515
- Now send the message ‘Book Slot’ without quotes to this number.
- After this you will receive an OTP in your registered mobile number enter that OTP in the chat.
- Now, select the person you need to book the vaccination slot for. For that you need to type the number 1, if there is an only person on the list or the corresponding number if there are multiple persons in the list.
- Then the chatbot will show the centres based on your PIN-code and vaccine selected.
- You can select the preferred date for the desired centre.
How to Download Covid Certificate using MyGov Corona Vaccination Helpdesk
- To download the Covid Certificate using Chatbot, send Hi to the same number as above.
- After this Chatbot will revert back to you with a list of options.
- Type and send ‘2‘ as response to select the vaccination option.
- After this type and send ‘2‘ to select Download Cowin Certificate.
- After sending this message you will receive a six digit OTP enter that OTP and send it.
- You will receive the list of persons registered with this number on Cowin website.
- Type in the corresponding number to download the certificate for the desired person.
- The Vaccination certificate will be sent to your WhatsApp chat. That’s all.