The release of the statistics follows growing panic in the country over concerns that the second wave is somehow more powerful and could cause greater havoc.
The ministry said that vaccination services should be provided in a separate building/block in these hospitals that are distinctly separated from COVID centres.
Health officials said Odisha required more doses of Covishield as the vaccine has been approved for the entire state while Covaxin has been allowed for Bhubaneswar only.
India's total active caseload has increased to 9,79,608 and now comprises 7.50 per cent of the country's total infections.
Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala account for 60 per cent of the cumulative vaccine doses given till now.
Ten districts -- Pune, Mumbai, Nagpur, Thane, Nashik, Bengaluru Urban, Aurangabad, Delhi, Ahmednagar and Nanded -- account for 50 per cent of the total active caseload of the country.
All states and Union Territories are reporting a surge in cases and there is a need to significantly and exponentially increase the number of COVID-19 tests.
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Further, states and UTs, based on their assessment of the situation, are allowed to impose local restrictions at the district, sub-district, and city and ward levels.
The daily rise in infections (39,726) was the highest recorded in 110 days, while the death toll increased to 1,59,370 with 154 daily new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am showed.
There are currently 2,02,022 active cases in the country, 1.78 per cent of the total positive cases, including 24,882 new cases in the last 24 hours.
The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination drive commenced from March 1 for those above 60 years of age and for people aged 45 years and above with specified co-morbid conditions.
The active caseload increased to 1,51,708 which comprises 1.37 per cent of the total infections, the data stated.
Vaccination teams have also been deployed at bus terminals, railway stations, airports and ferry crossing to vaccinate children in transit to ensure no child misses the life-saving dose.
Till date, there have been the total 16 hospitalizations which is 0.0007 per cent of the total people vaccinated so far, additional secretary in the Union Health Ministry Dr Manohar Agnani said.
Addressing an online 'Future Investment Initiative' event, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said it is evident that the current crisis of COVID-19 pandemic will reshape the world as one knew.