The only state, which faced no healthcare workers shortage, was Mizoram.
Overall, there has been an improvement in inequity in access, despite existing constraints such as infrastructure availability and status of peripheral health facilities.
The Union Health Ministry on Saturday clarified that the National Eligibility Entrance Test for Postgraduate (NEET-PG) will be held on May 21 as per the schedule.
India is likely to raise the issue at the World Health Assembly and other multilateral forums, sources in the ministry said.
For the last three years, the AP government has strived to make the State malaria-free and succeeded in bringing down malaria cases from 6,040 in 2018 to 1,139 in 2021.
The Delhi government had written to the Union Health Ministry, saying that the uptake of precaution doses at private COVID vaccination centres was not very promising.
In a letter to these states, Union Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said a few states are reporting a higher contribution to India's cases and higher positivity.
The country logged 2,183 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,30,44,280, while the active cases declined to 11,542.
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7, 2020, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
According to data from State Selection Committee, 85 MBBS seats and 26 BDS seats remain vacant after the mop-up round.
Show-cause notices have been issued to the rest of the medical colleges and the NMC will decide the further course of action against them.
The active cases count comprised 0.03 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate remained at 98.76 per cent.
The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.22 per cent and the weekly positivity rate as 0.23 per cent.
The registry is intended to be a single, up-to-date, centralised repository of all the drugs across all systems of medicine which are approved and are available in the Indian market.
The daily positivity rate was recorded as 0.20 per cent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded as 0.25 per cent.