Gurugram, May 25 -- GurugramAt least 501 people turned up to receive Covaxin shots during a major drive-through Covid-19 vaccination held at M3M mall in sector 67 by the district health department on Monday.

Officials said the "overwhelming response" by residents in the last six such drives has pushed them to plan more such drives, based on the availability of vaccines. According to officials, the initial plan is to conduct at least two drives per week in different areas.

"People are hesitant to visit hospitals or health centres fearing exposure to coronavirus infection. They are less fearful of drive-throughs as they can wait in their cars during the observation period of 30 minutes and leave for their homes without any hassle," said Dr ...