Rajesh Bhushan, Secretary, Ministry of Health
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Bhushan also responded to the price of the Corona vaccine. He said that the vaccine will be available free of cost in government hospitals, while in private hospitals people will have to pay for it. However, he did not disclose the fixed price yet.
Vaccine price fixed for private hospital in Gujarat
The Gujarat government has fixed its price on Saturday to further accelerate the corona vaccination campaign. Under this, the people of the state will have to pay Rs 250 in a private hospital, while it will be available for free in a government hospital. State Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel has given information about this.
Second phase of corona vaccination from March 1
The second phase of corona vaccination is going to start from March 1 across the country. Under this, there is a plan to install corona vaccine in 10 thousand government centers and 20 thousand private hospitals.
The special thing is that this vaccine will be applied to people above 40 years of age and all those above 60 years of age. According to the information, people falling within these two age limits can get the vaccine free of cost by visiting government centers. However, in private hospitals, rupees will be charged for this.
On the second phase of the vaccination campaign starting from March 1, the Ministry of Health said that this vaccination will be free at government centers, but those who want to get vaccinated in private hospitals, will have to pay a charge.
In the next three-four days, the Ministry of Health will decide on what fees will have to be paid for vaccination in private hospitals. The Ministry of Health is talking to manufacturers and hospitals in this regard.
16,488 new cases of corona in the last 24 hours in the country
In the last 24 hours, 16,488 new cases of Corona have been reported in the country. During this period, 113 people lost their lives due to the corona virus. The Union Health Ministry gave information on Saturday.