Covid vaccination 2nd phase: Eligibility, vaccine cost, & hospitals announced

PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 04:59 PM IST
Covid vaccination second phase announced in India
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  • The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination in India will begin from March 1 in which people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday. "The second phase of vaccination from March 1 in which people above 60 years of age and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated at 10,000 government and over 20,000 private vaccination centres. The vaccine will be given free of cost at government centres," Javadekar said. "Those who would take the vaccine at private centres will have to pay. The amount will be decided by the health ministry within the next 3-4 days as they are in discussion with manufacturers and hospitals," he said. Watch the full video for more details.

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