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Rs 480 crore: Cost of vaccinating 3 crore essential workers

Medical Buyer | 09/03/2021 08:39 AM | Click to read full article

The expenditure to be incurred as operational cost for Covid-19 vaccination of estimated three crore healthcare and frontline workers is about Rs 480 crore and vaccines’ cost is about Rs 1,392 crore, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey told the Rajya Sabha on Monday.

As of February 4, a total of 96.28 lakh healthcare workers and 78.51 lakh frontline workers have been identified for Covid-19 vaccination, he said in a written reply.