For 1st March, the slots will be open from 9:00 am till 3:00 pm, and the appointments can be booked anytime before that, subject to availability.
The registration for the next phase of vaccination via CoWIN 2.0 portal will start at 9 am on March 1, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare announced on February 28.
Citizens aged above 60 and 45-plus with comorbidities are eligible to receive the jabs under this round of immunization drive.
“Registration will open at 9:00 am on 1st March 2021 (at www.cowin.gov.in). Citizens will be able to register and book an appointment for vaccination, anytime and anywhere, using the CoWIN 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Arogya Setu, etc,” the health ministry said in an official release.
The Centre has allowed the states to rope-in private medical facilities to speed up the vaccination drive.
Around 10,000 private hospitals under Ayushman Bharat PM-JAY, and more than 600 hospitals empanelled under the central government health scheme (CGHS) and other private hospitals empanelled under government schemes can be picked by the states as COVID-19 Vaccination Centres (CVCs).