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Drive-In Vaccination Centre Opens

Mumbai: A first of its kind drive-in vaccination centre started operations in Maharashtra on Tuesday, at a multi-level parking lot.

The facility, located at Kohinoor parking lot on JK Sawant Marg, near Shivaji Park in Dadar West, allows senior citizens and specially-abled citizens to drive though and get COVID-19 vaccine jabs without getting out of the car.

It has two booths, and can accommodate 5,000 people per day. The parking lot has space for 60 to 70 vehicles to queue up.

BMC tweeted on Monday evening: “Drive In Facility For 45+ specially-abled. @mybmcWardGN has started a new vaccination centre at Kohinoor Parking Lot, JK Sawant Marg, Dadar(W), for 45+ citizens coming for their 2nd dose of #Covishield Starts at 10 am tomorrow & has 7 vaccination rooms. #VaccinationForAll.”

A similar drive-in vaccination centre was set up in Bhopal on May 1.