Covishield vaccine at Rs 400 per dose for state, Rs 600 for private hospital: Serum Institute


New Delhi: Serum Institute of India (SII) on Wednesday announced that the prices of the Covishield vaccine will be sold at ₹ 400 a shot to state governments and ₹ 600 to private hospitals. The new round of vaccinations will start from May 1 which will include all above 18.

The centre will continue to receive Covishield doses at ₹ 150 each.

The company said 50 percent of its capacities will be served to the government of India’s vaccination programme, and the remaining 50 percent of the capacity will be for the state governments and private hospitals. “For the next two months, we will address the limited capacity by scaling up the vaccine production,” it said in a statement.