The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Tuesday launched city's first drive-in vaccination for the elderly & specially abled people will not have to stand in a queue and they will be administered the COVID-19 vaccine doses in their own vehicles, officials said.
The facility has been set up in a public parking lot at the Kohinoor Parking Lot in JK Sawant Marg, Dadar area for inoculating people above the age of 45 years, a senior official of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) said.
The facility will be available for Mumbaikars driving in for their 2nd dose of Covishield.
"The drive-in vaccination centre, set up by the BMC''s G-North ward, has been started for specially-abled people aged above 45 years and senior citizens who have mobility issues," the official said, adding that the facility has seven rooms.
The BMC has set up over 135 vaccination centres across Mumbai since the inoculation drive began on January 16 this year.
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