New Delhi, Feb. 28 -- Private hospitals vaccinating people against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) will be allowed to charge up to Rs.250 per dose, the Centre said on Saturday, two days before the next leg of India's vaccination drive, with the Union health ministry detailing the comorbid conditions that will be considered while immunising people.

Members of the general public eligible for the next phase beginning March 1 can walk up to a vaccination centre to be registered for a dose, the Union government has said, while outlining new guidelines and features being included in the Co-WIN platform. The decision will allow anyone above the age of 60 and those older than 45 but with illnesses that make them more vulnerable to Covid-19 to a...