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Centre fixes COVID-19 vaccine price at Rs 250 per dose – Moneycontrol

Centre fixes COVID-19 vaccine price at Rs 250 per dose – Moneycontrol

The cost break-up is Rs 150 for a dose plus Rs 100 as a service charge which the private facilities can charge from the beneficiaries. February 27, 2021 / 04:44 PM IST Representative Image The Union Government has fixed the price of vaccines at Rs 250 for a dose which would be available at private hospitals for people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities, and will be vaccinated starting March 1, sources said. However, the prices are subjected to change until further notice. The government has decided that the people will be vaccinated free of cost at the government hospitals. The cost break-up is Rs 150 for a dose pl...
21% Indians To Take Covid Vax At Pvt Hospitals | Nation – Ommcom News

21% Indians To Take Covid Vax At Pvt Hospitals | Nation – Ommcom News

New Delhi:  As the next phase of the Covid vaccination drive is slated to commence in two days, 21 per cent of Indians are likely to take their vaccines on payment basis at private hospitals, a survey has revealed. In the upcoming round, citizens above 60 years of age, and people above 45 years of age with co-morbidities will be eligible for the vaccination. Meanwhile, the cumulative number of coronavirus vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers has crossed 1.42 crore in the country. The government has decided to allow close to 24,000 private hospitals across the country to start inoculation of Covishield and Covaxin vaccines in the next round of vaccination programme come March 1. It is likely to be priced at Rs 250 per dose. Government hospitals will continue...
Health Ministrys press briefing ahead of vaccination drive; vaccine to be free in govt facilities – Times Now

Health Ministrys press briefing ahead of vaccination drive; vaccine to be free in govt facilities – Times Now

Union Health Ministry has held a press briefing today ahead of the COVID vaccination drive phase 2, which will begin on March 1st. There has been a rise in the number of COVID cases, which has been reported from 5 states. Union Health Secretary also held a meeting with the states ahead of the vaccination drive and the new features of Co-Win 2.0 were also discussed upon. Rajesh Bhushan also stated that the private vaccination centers will only charge for the vaccine shots, basis the financial level of the beneficiaries, whereas, vaccination in government facilities will continue to remain free.  Watch!
Indonesia reports 6,208 new Covid cases – Social News XYZ

Indonesia reports 6,208 new Covid cases – Social News XYZ

Home » General » Health » Indonesia reports 6,208 new Covid cases Posted By: Gopi February 27, 2021 🔊 Listen to this article Jakarta, Feb 27 (SocialNews.XYZ) Indonesia's Covid tally has mounted to 1,329,074 with 6,208 fresh cases, while the country's death toll rose to 35,981 with 195 new fatalities, the Health Ministry said on Saturday. According to the ministry, 7,382 more people were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,136,054, Xibhua reported. The virus has spread to all the country's 34 provinces. Specifically, within the past 24 hours, Jakarta recorded 1,737 new cases, West Java 876, Central Java 630, East Java 445 and East Kalimantan 378. Source: IANS About Gopi Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialN...
Centre caps vaccine doses at Rs 250 at pvt hospitals; free of charge at govt centres – Republic TV

Centre caps vaccine doses at Rs 250 at pvt hospitals; free of charge at govt centres – Republic TV

As India readies for phase-2 of COVID-19 vaccination, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan on Saturday, announced that pricing for a vaccine dose has been capped at Rs 250 at private hospitals. While vaccine doses will be available free of cost at government centres, Centre will bear the cost of the inoculation. As of date, 77% of health care workers have been administered with the first dose and 70% got the second dose - totalling 1,35,60,983 doses. Phase 2 of COVID vaccination to start from March 1; inoculation at private hospitals too Vaccine doses capped at Rs 250/dose at pvt hospitals    "Private hospitals functioning as COVID-19 Vaccination Centres may recover a charge subject to a ceiling of Rs 250 per person per dose. To ramp up COVID vaccination capacity ...
Delhi set for roll-out of second phase of anti-coronavirus vaccination drive – The New Indian Express

Delhi set for roll-out of second phase of anti-coronavirus vaccination drive – The New Indian Express

By PTI NEW DELHI: After injecting shots against COVID-19 to over 3.6 lakh beneficiaries, authorities in Delhi are now set for the roll-out of the second phase of the inoculation drive on March 1. In the second phase, people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities will be vaccinated. At Delhi government hospitals, doctors and other medical staff were upbeat about the second phase of the drive. Over 13,000 beneficiaries had received anti-COVID-19 vaccine on Friday, a significant fall from the number of people who had got the shots a day before, according to data shared by officials. More than 3.6 lakh beneficiaries have received the vaccine till Friday in Delhi since the start of the inoculation drive a month ago, with over 18,900 peopl...
Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose for Covid vaccine, jabs free at govt facilities: Health Ministry – India Today

Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose for Covid vaccine, jabs free at govt facilities: Health Ministry – India Today

People who want take Covid-19 vaccine shots at private hospitals will have to pay up to Rs 250 per dose for the vaccine from Monday. The Union Health Ministry has capped the price of Covid-19 vaccine for private hospitals. As per the ministry, the Rs 250 will include the cost of vaccine (Rs 150) plus service charges (Rs 100). After having vaccinated healthcare and frontline workers engaged in Covid duty, the next phase of nationwide Covid-19 vaccination drive will begin from Monday. In this phase, all people aged above 60 will be able to get Covid-19 vaccine shots free of cost from over 10,000 government vaccination centres. Apart from them, this phase will also cover people in the age group of 45-59 years who have comorbidities. The government has said people will have the option to eit...
UK records another 7,434 coronavirus cases, 290 deaths – Sify News

UK records another 7,434 coronavirus cases, 290 deaths – Sify News

London [UK], February 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Another 7,434 people in Britain have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,170,519, according to official figures released Saturday. The country also reported another 290 coronavirus-related deaths. The total number of coronavirus-related deaths in Britain now stands at 122,705. These figures only include the deaths of people who died within 28 days of their first positive test.The latest figures were revealed as more than 19.6 million people in Britain have been given the first jab of the coronavirus vaccine.The Britain's coronavirus reproduction number, also known as the R number, remains unchanged at between 0.6 and 0.9, the government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE...