Gurugram, Sept. 1 -- To increase the Covid-19 vaccination coverage, the district health department has decided to reopen online vaccination slots on the Co-WIN platform for the first and second dosages from Wednesday. Nearly 20% of the vaccine doses at government health centres will be reserved for those taking an online appointment, health department officials said.

The online booking of slots for the first dose is resuming after four months, while it was opened twice last week for the second dose inoculation.

According to the chief medical officer, Dr Virender Yadav, online slots will now be opened every day to facilitate vaccinations for people who cannot wait in the direct walk-in lines at vaccination centres.

"Considering the regula...