Vardhan said about 1.58 crore doses are still available with the states while another 1.16 crore doses are in pipeline, to be delivered by next week.
Congress' senior spokesperson P Chidambaram said the prime minister should be at his job, sitting at his desk and coordinating with chief ministers in handling the COVID pandemic.
Delhi hospitals turning away COVID patients despite bed availability will face action, warns Sisodia
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal reviewed the COVID-19 situation along with Sisodia, Health minister Satyendar Jain and top officials.
"As per the sero surveillance survey, 11 per cent of the people in the state have contracted the virus. Which means we need to protect around 89% of the people from the infection," she said
Gujarat on Friday added the highest number of 8,920 new coronavirus positive cases in a day, taking the tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died.
Complete lockdown needed in Mumbai, Kumbh returnees will distribute 'corona prasad': Mayor Kishori Pednekar
The Mumbai Mayor stated that 95 per cent Mumbaikars adhere to COVID-19 norms, but it is the remaining five per cent that is creating problems for others.
COVID-19: Sonia Gandhi questions Centre's 'thundering silence' on requests of Opposition-ruled states, says India caught off guard again
Making a host of suggestions to the government, Gandhi said the Centre must also reconsider its priority of candidates for vaccination.
The Congress-led opposition has been criticising the government over its handling of the pandemic and the vaccination drive.
In an attempt to stop the spread of COVID-19, voters are being made to undergo temperature screening and given sanitisers before they enter the booths
On the work front, Katrina has 'Tiger 3', 'Phone Bhoot', 'Sooryavanshi' and a superhero movie with Ali Abbas Zafar coming up.
The news comes a week after the Sonu Sood took the vaccine for COVID-19 prevention at a hospital in Amritsar, Punjab.
Three men aged 38, 50 and 62 and a woman aged 60, all having comorbidities, succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 1,942
He said a few metros which contribute the highest COVID-19 cases should be allowed priority vaccination with flexibility in age criteria as these are economic nerve centres of the country
The detection of the new cases, 236 in Leh and nine in Kargil, during the past 24 hours, raised the number of active cases to 1,363, the bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services, Ladakh
Samyukta Kisan Morcha even asked farmers protesting at the various border points of Delhi to wear masks and follow necessary COVID-19 guidelines to stem the spread of the virus.