Government said that private hospitals can charge upto Rs.250 maximum for one dose of corona vaccine. While the vaccine is being given free of cost at the government centres, people will need to pay for it at private facilities.
Union Health Ministry sources have told that the vaccine price at the private hospitals is currently been fixed at Rs 250 per dose, inclusive of Rs 100 service charge.
Union Health Ministry on Friday also said that the cumulative number of coronavirus vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.37 crore in the country.
As per the provisional report till Friday 6 pm, a total of 1,37,56,940 vaccine doses have been given through 2,89,320 sessions – 66,37,049 (76.6 per cent) healthcare workers (HCWs) who got their first dose, 22,04,083 (62.9 per cent) HCWs who received their second dose and 49,15,808 (47.7 per cent) frontline workers (FLWs) who were administered their first dose.