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Cars Line Up At First Drive-In Covid Vaccination Centre In Madhya Pradesh


Many said they felt safe taking a dose of covid vaccine inside their car.

Bhopal: Once a drive-in movie theater in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, it has now been turned into a Covid-19 drive-in vaccination center, where people can sit inside the safety of their car and get a shot.

The drive-in center was started by Madhya Pradesh Tourism Corporation at Ashok Hotel in the city, where the phase of vaccination campaign for people above 1 year of age by Central India started from 3 May.

Due to the considerable social distance and the possibility of overcrowding, many people said they felt safer getting a dose of covid vaccine here than going to the hospital.

Ashok Hotel Manager KK Patel said that the response from the people has been good. He told news agency ANI, “They were shooting in the open air while they were sitting inside their car. They were told to wait in the vehicle for about half an hour after taking the dose (to monitor the vehicle).” That drive-in vaccination is safe for people.

Mr. Patel said that vaccination is done between P PM and P PM at the center, for which registration has to be done online through Covin Portal or Arogya Setu application.

The vaccination center came to a standstill as cinemas and other entertainment complexes in the state were closed due to restrictions on controlling the Kovid epidemic.

The official Twitter handle of the Public Relations Department in Madhya Pradesh has posted: “Vaccination campaign has started in the first ‘Drive in Cinema’ in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh … It is being run on the premises of Hotel Lake View in Shyamla Hills. State Tourism Corporation.”

“For safe vaccination, a peak and drop facility has also been introduced for the people. Those interested can contact the Transport Branch of the Tourism Corporation on 90397 61097.” He added in another tweet.

An official said that Madhya Pradesh’s Kovid-19 Tally has crossed the six lakh mark today after finding out that 12,062 people were infected. The case load in the state is 6,000, at30, including 90 deaths, of which the. Occurred during the day. At least 13,408 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, bringing the number of recovery recoveries in the state to 5,08,775, with 85,750 active cases reported.



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