The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.
Ashok Gehlot said administering the booster dose and the vaccination of children has started in many countries and the central government should also take a decision in this regard.
At the review meeting, states shared their experiences of expanding the coverage in remote areas.
It is the first time the European Medicines Agency has cleared a COVID-19 vaccine for use in young children.
A man who sent a bomb hoax to a U.K. coronavirus vaccine factory and similar parcels elsewhere was sentenced to more than two years in prison.
EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said the vaccines have been sent to over 150 nations, making the 27-member bloc the largest exporter of the vaccines in the world.
In India, it is not so cool. Reference is to the acute shortage of a cold chain for an effective COVID vaccination drive in India.
Officials add the doses swapped with South Korea are not part of Britain’s commitment to send 100 million vaccines overseas.
The number of active cases now comprise 1.23 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.43 per cent, the Health ministry said.
So far only Zydus Cadila's needle-free COVID-19 vaccine ZyCoV-D has received Emergency Use Authorisation to be administered in the age group of under 18 years in the country.
The two-dose Medigen protein subunit vaccine uses a piece of the coronavirus to teach the body to mount an immune response.
India’s pool of Covid-19 vaccines is set to receive a shot in the arm with two more approaching the apex drug regulator for approval.
Covovax will be a two-dose vaccine and the price will be decided at the time of launch, he added.
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The vaccination drive began in the morning at seven different centres, including two private hospitals, in the state.