Serum Institute Fixes Covishield Price At Rs 400 A Dose For States, 600 For Private Hosps

New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday announced the prices of Covishield vaccine. In a press release, the SII said it will charge state governments Rs 400 and private hospitals Rs 600 per dose of its COVID-19 vaccine.

“Serum Institute of India (SII), welcomes the recent announcement made by the Government of India’s Ministry of Health and Finance Ministry to accelerate India’s vaccination drive. The promising directives will help to scale-up vaccine production, and allow state governments, private hospitals, and vaccination centers to procure vaccines directly.

For the next two months, we will address the limited capacity by scaling up the vaccine production. Going ahead, 50% of our capacities will be served to the Government of India’s vaccination program, and the remaining SO% of the capacity will be for the State governments and private hospitals, ” it said in a statement.

Following the Government of India directives, we are hereby announcing the prices of the vaccine:

Serum Institute also said that doses will be made available in retail and for free trade after four-five months.

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