The second phase of the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive began on March 1. After vaccinating 1.5 crore health care and frontline workers during the first phase, second phase would include vaccination of people above 60 years and above 45 years with comorbidities.
In order to ramp up the COVID-19 vaccination capacity, the government is involving a large number of private facilities. The health ministry had said that around 10,000 hospitals under Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY and 687 hospitals under CGHS can be used by states as CVCs. States were also given freedom to use all private hospitals empanelled under state government health insurance schemes as CVCs.
Several private hospitals in the country are now administering COVID-19 vaccines. Here is a comprehensive list of private hospitals taking part in the vaccination drive in States, major cities: