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Covid-19 Vaccination: Covishield to cost Rs 780, Covaxin Rs 1,410, Sputnik V Rs 1,145 per dose in private hospitals

The Union Government on Tuesday issued an order capping the prices for administration of three approved Covid vaccines in private hospitals across India.

According to the order, the maximum price that can be charged per dose by private vaccine centres is Rs 780 for Covishield, Rs 1,410 for Covaxin and Rs 1,145 for Sputnik V.

The final costs are based on price per dose declared by manufacturers (Rs 600 for Covishield; Rs 1,200 for Covaxin and Rs 948 for Sputnik V), plus GST at the rate of 5 per cent.

The private hospitals may charge up to a maximum of Rs 150 per dose as service charges, the order stated.

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