Sub-divisional magistrates have been meeting with heads of temples, mosques, gurudwaras and also traders associations seeking their help to create awareness on vaccination programmes.
The closing time for vaccination would be extended from 9 am to 5 pm currently to 9 am to 9 pm.
On Thursday, a total of 27,959 beneficiaries, including 14,328 senior citizens and 2,175 people in the age group of 45-59, had received the shots.
Of these, more than 1.41 lakh are healthcare workers and over 2 lakh are frontline workers, as per the data.
The overall turnout was about 55 per cent in 268 vaccination centres of the national capital. The immunisation drive, which started on January 16, picked up pace in the last one week.
Over 12,700 beneficiaries received the Covid-19 vaccine shots in Delhi on Tuesday in the fourth week of the inoculation drive, the highest singleday turnout by numbers till date, officials said.
The number of people vaccinated on Thursday accounted for 81 per cent of the targeted figure of 8,100. 24 people suffered from adverse events following immunisation (AEFIs).
Kumar, whose mother Laxmi Rani also works at the hospital, said he was not at all nervous, had a good sleep and was "proud of getting the vaccine".
The Delhi government is all set for the first phase of the immunization exercise with healthcare workers being put in the front line to get the dose.
About 600 centres will be set up in the first phase, for which work is underway in full swing, the officials said.