On Sunday, a booster dose campaign was started for people above 18 years of age. However, the pace was slow on the first day. More than 9,000 people received a booster dose on Sunday. About 850 private hospitals have started giving booster doses from Sunday. According to the report, 9,496 people took booster doses across the country on Sunday. People over the age of 18 who are older than 9 months after the second injection may receive a booster dose. From today (Monday) booster facility will be available in most of the hospitals.
The Union Health Ministry said in a statement on Saturday that private COVID vaccination centers can charge only up to Rs 150 as service charge for booster doses. health and Fifth note of musical scaleMinistry of Family Welfare Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said that health workers, frontline workers and citizens aged 60 years and above can avail booster doses at any center including free at government immunization centres. He also said that the booster dose will be the same as the first and second doses of the vaccine. No fresh registration will be required for the booster dose as all the beneficiaries are already registered on the QIN portal.