New Delhi. During the Coronavirus In India, many hospitals have made the process of vaccination a means of earning. First Kovid collected a lot in the investigation, then took the desired money for the treatment and now even in the vaccination in India, the hospitals are running at will. The cost of a single dose in the vaccine drive thru has ranged from Rs 1100 to Rs 1800. Experts on this matter say that there is no control over it which is wrong. There should be a rate.
Let us tell you that at present, Covishield and Covaxin are being supplied in Delhi. Covishield costs Rs 300 for states, Rs 600 for private hospitals and Rs 150 for the central government. At the same time, for a dose of Covaccine, the central government gives Rs 150, the state government Rs 600 and private hospitals give Rs 1200. Vaccination is free in state and central hospitals.
Hospitals charging Rs 300 more than the fixed price
According to a report in Hindi newspaper Navbharat Times, private hospitals are vaccinating people in two ways. The first is that people should come to the hospital and get the vaccination done. For this, Covishield is charging Rs 950 for Apollo and Rs 1250 for Covaccine. Apollo is offering Rs.350 more on Covishield and Rs.50 more on Covaccine. While onsite Covishield is being offered at Rs.900 in BLK, Covishield at Fortis for Rs. Along with this, hospitals have also started vaccinating people through drive-thru method. In this, people get the vaccine as soon as they sit in the vehicles. Due to this, while people are less prone to infection, there is also convenience. But in the name of convenience, private hospitals have given arbitrary rates.
According to the report, Aakash Hospital Covishield 1,400, Max Saket Covishield 1100 and Moolchand are being installed for Rs 1,800 for vaccination drive through. On the other hand, Narayana Health has Covishield 650, Akash Kovishield 1,000, BLK Covishield 900, Apollo Covishield 950, Fortis Covaccine 1,250, Fortis Covishield 850, Max Kovishield 900, Apollo Covaxin 1,250 and Sir Gangaram Covaccine is being installed in Rs. 1,250.
More than 22.37 crore doses of anti-Covid-19 vaccines given in the country
Let us tell you that more than 22.37 crore doses of anti-Kovid-19 vaccines have been given in the country so far. The Union Health Ministry gave this information on Thursday. The ministry said that on Thursday, 14,20,288 people in the age group of 18-44 years were given the first dose of the vaccine while 27,203 were given the second dose. The ministry said that since the start of the third phase of vaccination in the country, 2,40,54,868 people have taken the first dose of Kovid-19 vaccine and 86,568 people have taken the second dose.
The ministry said that in Bihar, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal, more than 10 lakh people in the age group of 18-44 years have been given the first dose of Kovid-19 vaccine. is.
The ministry said that according to the interim report till 7 pm today, 22,37,27,632 doses of Kovid have been given in the country. Of these 99,24,634 health workers were given the first dose, 68,26,409 health workers were given the second dose, 1,59,18,192 were administered to the frontline personnel and 86,04,747 to the frontline personnel.