Nearly 40 lakh (39,42,457) vaccine doses have been administered on Wednesday, the ministry said citing a provisional report at 7 pm.
Kamrup Metropolitan district reported the highest number of new cases at 161, followed by Golaghat (98), Lakhimpur (95), and Nagaon (66).
Dr Bhagwan Mantri, Pulmonologist, Moolchand Hospital stated that up to 60 per cent of them aged below 40 years of age.
In a tweet, Blinken announced supporting India's COVID-19 vaccination programme with an additional USD 25 million from the US government through the USAID.
The state's COVID-19 recovery rate stands at 98.75 per cent, a slight increase over Tuesday's 98.74 per cent.
With 71,075 swab samples tested during the day, the total number of tests conducted in the state rose to 1,42,09,454, the official said.
The mortality rate remained stable at 0.68 per cent after 13,312 deaths so far. The state now had 20,999 active Covid-19 cases, the latest bulletin said.
Delhi reported 77 fresh cases of the coronavirus and two deaths due to the infection on Tuesday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.11 per cent.
The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) approved the 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG) drug for emergency use as an adjunct therapy in moderate to severe coronavirus patients in early May.
Goa's coronavirus caseload went up by 81 and reached 1,70,810 on Wednesday, while 127 patients recovered from the infection, a health department official said.
Out of the fresh cases, 60 were from Jammu and 100 from Kashmir, they said. Srinagar recorded the highest of 42 cases, followed by 20 in Baramulla district.
Dr E Theranirajan, Dean of Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, which has seen the majority of COVID patients in the state, says vascular, neurological and renal complications are being reported
With the fresh cases, the tally of COVID-19 infections reported in the city so far has reached 14,36,093 while the total number of fatalities stands at 25,049.
Over 2.18 crore unutilised Covid vaccine doses still available with states, says Union Health Ministry
A total of 46,23,27,530 vaccine doses have been provided to states and UTs so far, through all sources and a further 1,20,70,820 doses are in the pipeline.
Seroprevalence surveys in consultation with the ICMR can generate district-level data on seroprevalence which is essential in formulating localised public health response measures.