CoWIN portal sees huge rush on Day 1 of registration for those aged 18-45

More than 8.7 million people enrolled themselves for the much-awaited jab

Ruchika ChitravanshiNeha Alawadhi New Delhi
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Registrations for Covid-19 vaccination for those aged 18 to 45 saw huge rush on Wednesday, the first day it was opened for the age group, with more than 8.7 million people enrolling themselves for the much-awaited jab.   The CoWIN portal saw 55,000 hits per second, said National Health Authority Chief Executive Officer RS Sharma. “There have been [7,965,720] registrations on Co-WIN today, most of these in the last three hours (16:00-19:00) and mostly of 18-44 age group. We have seen a traffic of 55,000 hits per second. System functioning as expected,” Sharma tweeted.

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First Published: Apr 28 2021 | 11:09 PM IST

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