India, March 1 -- India has begun inoculating its elderly citizens against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in the second phase of the world's largest vaccination drive on Monday. In this phase, people above the age of 60 years and those above 45 years who are in the high-risk category will be administered the jab.

The latest version of the Co-Win application, which forms the backbone of India's immunisation campaign, will be open to people for registration starting at 9am. Citizens will be able to register and book an appointment for getting the vaccine, anytime and anywhere, using the Co-Win 2.0 portal or through other IT applications such as Arogya Setu, etc., the Union ministry of health and family welfare said in a statement.

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