Come May 1, the COVID-19 vaccination drive will be extende to everyone above the age of 18.
The step has been take ensure that maximum numbers of Indians take vaccine jab amid raging second wave of pandemic.
Come May 1, the COVID-19 vaccination drive will be extended to everyone above the age of 18,
A step that has been taken by Centre to ensure that maximum numbers of Indians take coronavirus vaccine jab amid.
the raging second wave of the pandemic.
The phase -III the worlds largest COVID-19 Vaccination drive also aims at liberalised vaccine pricing and scaling up vaccine coverage.
Phase-I was launch January 16, 2021, which prioritized the protection of Health Care Workers (HCWs) and Front Line Workers (FLWs).
Subsequently, phase-II was initiate from March 1 , April 1, which focused on protecting most vulnerable, everyone above 45 years of age.
In India, the Emergency Use Authorisation has so far been grant to two indigenously manufacture vaccines –
Covisheid of Serum Institute of India and COVAXIN of bharat biotech, On the other hand,
a third vaccine, Sputnik which is presently manufacture abroad , will eventually be manufactured in India.
Know the prices of COVISHEILD and COVAXIN shots in government hospitals
The Serum Institute of india COVID-19 vaccine COVISHELD will be available Rs 400/dose State Government hospitals,
Bharat Biotechs COVID-19 VACCINE COVAXIN will cost you Rs 600 per dose in State Government hospitals.
Know the prices of COVISHEILD and COVAXIN shots in private hospitals
The COVISHEILD COVID-19 vaccine has been cap Rs 600/dose private hospitals,
while a single shot of the COVAXIN coronavirus vaccine will cost you Rs 1,200 private hospitals.
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday (April 24, 2021) announced that India has become the fastest country to administer 14 crore Doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
The milestone has been achive just 99 days, where the cumulative number of coronavirus vaccine administered in country at 14,08,02,794.