ISLAMABAD: The Federal Cabinet in Pakistan has accepted the highly expensive prices advisable by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) for COVID-19 vaccines imported by personal firms.
The worth for Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine has been fastened at Pakistani rupee (PKR) 8,449 for two doses and for China’s CanSino Biologics vaccine at PKR 4,225 per jab, reported Geo News citing sources.
The DRAP had earlier advisable fixing the prices of coronavirus vaccines ordered by personal firms versus having no cap on prices. The sale prices of each vaccines had been accepted by the Cabinet on Sunday by a abstract circulation.
According to sources, DRAP took the choice relating to the worth of the vaccine throughout an emergency assembly convened by the regulatory authority, reported Geo News. This comes as Pakistan goes by a 3rd COVID-19 wave, reporting over 3,400 instances each day.
According to ARY News, Pakistan recorded 3,669 recent infections and 20 new deaths within the final 24 hours. The complete rely of lively instances in Pakistan is 33,070. The positivity ratio was recorded at 8.43 per cent on Sunday. 2,423 sufferers are in important situation throughout the nation.