Digital Desk, New Delhi. In the midst of the growing Corona crisis, a bad news has come from the Serum Institute of India, a company that manufactures the covishield vaccine. The institute on Wednesday released a new rate list of the KoviShield vaccine for state governments and private hospitals. Under this, vaccines will now be given to private hospitals at Rs 600 per dose and state governments at Rs 400 per dose.
At the same time, the center will continue to get this vaccine for Rs 150 as before. Serum
Let us know that till now the Government of India was getting the vaccine at Rs.200 per dose from the Serum Institute. The central government was giving this vaccine free of cost in government hospitals, while the price was fixed at Rs 250 per dose at private centers.
From May 1, people of all ages above 18 years will get vaccinated
According to the new vaccination phase announced by the Government of India from May 1, now everyone above the age of 18 years will be able to get the vaccine. According to the government, the way the vaccine is being administered to people above 45 years of age will continue. That is, the vaccine will be available for free in government centers.
The Serum Institute claims that their vaccine is much cheaper than the foreign vaccine. According to SII …
American Vaccine – Rs 1500 per dose
Russian Vaccine – Rs 750 per dose
Sugar Vaccine – Rs 750 per dose
The Serum Institute has said in its statement that for the next two months it will provide the vaccine on a large scale to the central and state governments. After 4–5 months of production of the vaccine, it will be opened for the retail market.