SpiceHealth launches COVID-19 vaccination centres in 5 states

NEW DELHI, July 13:
SpiceHealth, a healthcare company founded by SpiceJet promoters Ajay Singh and Avani Singh, has launched COVID-19 vaccination centres by tying up with major hospitals in Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar and Jharkhand.
“The company has launched vaccination centres at Delhi’s Aashlok Hospital and Paras Hospitals in four states,” a company statement said.
SpiceHealth aims to extend the vaccination programme across its 21 labs and collection centres spread across nine cities in India in a phased manner and will tie-up with more hospitals, it added.
Customers can book their vaccination slots on “spicehealth.Com”.
The company is offering customers a single dose of Covishield at Rs 780, as per the central government guidelines, it said.
India was badly hit by the second wave of the coronavirus infection during April and May this year, when several states found themselves lacking medical oxygen, drugs, vaccines and hospital beds.
India’s COVID-19 death toll climbed to 4,10,784 with 2,020 new deaths recorded after Madhya Pradesh reconciled its fatality data, while 31,443 new coronavirus cases were reported, the lowest in 118 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases mounted to 3,09,05,819 on Tuesday. (PTI)