‘Pvt hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine’
New Delhi: Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine, official sources said on Saturday as India prepares to vaccinate people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities from March 01.
The COVID-19 vaccine will be given free of cost at government hospitals, while people will need to pay for it at private facilities.
“Rs 250 will be the ceiling — Rs 150 cost of vaccine plus Rs 100 service charge. This arrangement will remain effective till further orders,” a source said.
According to sources, states and union territories have been informed about it.