The company will now be able to sell these medicines to government and private hospitals. The state Government will be able to buy these medicines at the rate of Rs 400 per dose. Whereas in private hospitals, for a dose of vaccine will have to pay Rs 600. Serum had earlier said that it has decided to distribute 50-50 percent vaccine to government and private hospitals.
The Serum Institute of India, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, has produced the Covishield vaccine. The Serum Institute of India has also designed vehicles to transport Covishield to every nook and corner of the country.