Government buying Covishield at Rs 215, Covaxin at Rs 225

The fresh vaccine orders placed by the Centre are at a revised price of Rs 215 for Covishield and Rs 225 for a dose of Covaxin, according to an official source. “We are on path to achieving the target of 50 crore doses by July 31, this is crucial towards meeting our target coverage by end of this year,” the senior official said. Nearly 40 crore doses were administered across the country till 10pm Friday.

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