Corona vaccination program has started in the country on 16 January. In the first phase of vaccination, health workers and frontline employees were given vaccine doses. The second phase of corona vaccination is starting in India from March 1. Meanwhile, it is known that the price of the corona vaccine in private hospitals can be Rs 250 per dose. This includes a service charge of Rs 100. According to sources, the price of the corona vaccine will be Rs 250 per dose and the central government can announce this soon.
The same vaccine will have a fixed price. It is being said that till today or tomorrow, the government can declare the cost of vaccines in private hospitals. From March 1, the second phase of corona vaccination will begin in the country. Due to vaccination, those above 60 years of age will be vaccinated. Although those between the age of 45 and 60 years will also be given the vaccine dose, the same people in this age group will get the vaccine.
On Saturday, the Union Ministry of Health said that 6 states - Maharashtra, Kerala, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Gujarat - saw an increase in new cases of the corona. The Health Ministry said that new cases of corona in Maharashtra are increasing at a high speed. In the last 24 hours, 8,333 new cases were reported. After this, 3,671 new cases were reported in Kerala and 622 in Punjab. The Ministry said that out of a total of 16,488 new cases in the last 24 hours, 85.75 percent of cases are from 6 states and union territories.