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16 May 2022, 17:58

Corbevax price slashed to ₹250 per dose inclusive of GST

Corbevax price slashed to ₹250 per dose inclusive of GST

Corbevax price slashed to ₹250 per dose inclusive of GST

Vaccine maker Biological E. Ltd (BE) on Monday announced that it has reduced the price of its Covid-19 vaccine corbevax, from Rs 840 to Rs 250 a dose inclusive of GST, for private Covid-19 vaccination centres. For the end user,the price would be Rs 400 a dose, including taxes and administration charges.

India reports over 2,000 COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours
16 May 2022, 11:59

India reports over 2,000 COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths in the last 24 hours

India on Monday logged 2,202 fresh Covid cases, a decline against the 2,487 infections reported the previous day, the Union Health Ministry said. In the same period, there were 27 new fatalities which took the nationwide death toll to 5,24,241. The active caseload has also marginally declined to 17,317 cases, accounting for 0.04 per cent of the country's total positive cases.

Abnormal surge in natural gas prices is hurting tea sector, says North Eastern Tea Association
16 May 2022, 11:30

Abnormal surge in natural gas prices is hurting tea sector, says North Eastern Tea Association

An abnormal surge in prices of natural gas has become detrimental for the tea industry and the industry is hit hard by the recent sharp increase in the energy price, said industry body North Eastern Tea Association. Notably, the Northeastern state of Assam alone produces over 50 per cent of the country's annual tea output.