Price of new China vaccine Convidecia is fixed at Rs4,225 per dose

Corona positivity ratio in Karachi reaches 19 percent

By: News Desk      Published: 04:10 PM, 15 Jul, 2021
Price of new China vaccine Convidecia is fixed at Rs4,225 per dose
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The federal cabinet has set a maximum retail price of Chinese Vaccine Convidecia, reported 24NewsHD TV channel quoting its sources on Thursday.

Sources say DRAP’s Pricing Committee earlier proposed the retail price on which the federal cabinet fixed the price

Sources said the federal cabinet has set the retail price of Chinese Vaccine Convidecia at Rs4,225 per injection and for three shots the price would be Rs12,168.

The Convidecia vaccine was developed by CanSino Biologics.

Faisal Sultan

Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr Faisal Sultan said on Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic was spreading fast in the country, reported 24HDNews TV channel.

In a tweet, he said the ratio of positive cases in Karachi had risen to 19 per cent, in Peshawar to 9.4 per cent, in Islamabad to 6.2 per cent and in Lahore to 3.8 per cent

He advised people to avoid public gatherings and comply with the standard operating procedures (SOPs).