CoWIN Server Crashes as Hundreds of Thousands Sign Up for Vaccination

The registration for vaccination for those between 18-45 years old opened today at 4 pm, and to no one’s surprise, servers of the CoWIN app and website, UMANG app, and Aarogya Setu app crashed. Users took to Twitter to air concerns, while many suggested trying the website versions rather than the app.

Maharashtra Lockdown Likely to be Extended Beyond April 30th

Maharashtra state public health minister Raj Tope stated on Wednesday that the current lockdown maybe extended for another 15 more days in order to control the rising stress on public health infrastructure. The exact number of days is yet to be determined.

Covaxin found to neutralise 617 variant of COVID-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, and the US’s top pandemic expert stated that India’s home-grown vaccine called Covaxin was successful in neutralizing the deadly 617 variant of COVID-19.