The nine states and union territories which have reported high number of dengue cases are Haryana, Kerala, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir.
As per the release, a total of about 70.1 crore people have been administered the first dose whereas about 29 lakh people have completed the vaccine cycle.
Additionally, more than 96 lakh doses are in the pipeline.
The active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day.
The central team will reach Kerala Friday and visit some districts reporting a high positivity rate.
More than 40.31 crore (40,31,74,380) vaccine doses have been provided to states/Union Territories (UTs) so far through all sources, and a further 83,85,790 doses are in the pipeline, says Centre
Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit 2021, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
People visit the deserted Chandrabhaga sea beach, amid Cyclone Jawad threat in Puri.PTI Photo
Snow covered peaks of the Dhauladhar mountains range of the Himalayas after a fresh spell of snowfall, in Palampur.PTI Photo
A railway worker repairs a foot-over bridge at Hatia railway station yard in RanchiPTI Photo
Odisha passenger trains parked at Hatia Railway station yard after Indian Railways cancelled trains as a precautionary measure in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
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