The state has received only 9.63 vials of Covishield vaccine from the Serum Institute of India and merely 20,000 vials from the Bharat Biotech of its indigenously-made vaccine, Tope told reporters.
The Centre has asked four states recording a surge in COVID-19 cases -- Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Bengal -- to maintain a strict vigil.
Of these, five are from Mumbai, he said, adding contacts of all the COVID-19 patients with the UK strain are being traced.
Anil Deshmukh said on Sunday and added the government will take steps to prevent black marketing of the vaccines.
The activities already allowed and permitted from time to time shall be continued, the state government said.
A woman, who had returned to Aurangabad in Maharashtra from the UK in the last few weeks, has tested coronavirus positive.
A poignant video that went viral in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic summed up the year for the police force in Mumbai and Maharashtra.
The BCCI on Sunday said it will start the domestic season with Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20s, from January 10-31.
Apprehensive that a possible second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic may hit the country mid- December, Odisha government decided to keep schools across the state closed till December 31.
The Maharashtra government extended the ongoing lockdown restrictions, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, till November 30.
The daily average cases in the state hover around 5,000 against 25,000 to 30,000 a month ago.
Maharashtra's COVID-19 case count grows by 10,792, death toll by 309; overall tally crosses 15.28 lakh
A total of 10,461 patients were discharged from hospitals following recovery during the day, it said in a statement.
Both the Delhi Police and the Delhi Commission For Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR) have jointly rescued several children during this time.
All those without symptoms who test negative using the RAT but later develop symptoms should also be retested using RTPCR, as per the central advisory issued earlier this month.
The death toll in the district reached 4,205 as 33 more patients succumbed to the disease on Tuesday.