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SII lowers each dose of Covovax jab from Rs 900 to Rs 225 excluding taxes

Business Standard | 04/05/2022 08:46 AM | Click to read full article

A day after its Covid shot Covovax was included on the CoWIN portal for inoculation of children aged 12-17 years at private vaccination centres, the Serum Institute of India (SII) on Tuesday reduced the price of each dose of the vaccine from Rs 900 to Rs 225, excluding taxes. 

In addition, a private hospital can charge up to Rs 150 as a service charge. The price of the vaccine, Covovax, is learnt to have been revised on the CoWIN portal.