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No data has leaked from Co-WIN portal: Govt

Source: PTI   -  Edited By: Utkarsh Mishra
January 21, 2022 23:34 IST
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The Union health ministry on Friday asserted that no data has leaked from the Co-WIN portal and the entire information of people is safe and secure as this digital platform does not collect either the address of a person nor the RT-PCR test results for Covid vaccination.

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'There have been several media reports claiming that the data stored in Co-WIN portal has been leaked online.

 

'It is clarified that no data has leaked from Co-WIN portal and the entire data of residents is safe and secure on this digital platform,' the ministry said in a statement.

'It is also clarified that while Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will enquire into the substance of the news, prima facie the assertion is not correct, as Co-WIN collects neither the address of the person nor the RT-PCR test results for COVID-19 vaccination,' the statement said.

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