A single dose of the Russian vaccine Sputnik-V will be priced at Rs 995.40, however, when the Sputnik-V vaccine starts to be manufactured in India, it will cost less.
Another vaccine Sputnik-V will also be available in the market from next week onwards, after Kovishield and Kovacine amid growing infection of Coronavirus in India. Giving information about the import of Sputnik in India, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories said that about 1000 rupees will have to be spent for the vaccine.
One dose of Sputnik-V vaccine costs Rs 995.4
Dr Reddy’s Laboratories said that the price of Sputnik-V imported is Rs 948, which will attract a GST of 5 per cent. After this, the cost of the vaccine will be Rs 995.4. However, when the Sputnik-V vaccine starts to be manufactured in India, it will cost less.
Sputnik’s first consignment reached India on 1 May
The first shipment of Sputnik-V made in Russia (about 1.5 million doses) reached India on May 1 and the second shipment will also come in a couple of days. Doy Reddy’s Lab said that this vaccine has been approved by the Central Drugs Regulatory, Kasauli on May 13 and will be available in the market from next week. While launching the vaccine soft, Dr. Raddys Lab on Friday administered the first vaccine dose to a person in Hyderabad.
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