The Union Health Ministry also said that more than 4.49 crore (4,49,68,620) balance and unutilised vaccine doses are still available with the states/UTs.
Over 58.86 crore vaccine doses have been provided to the states and Union Territories so far and more than 17.64 lakh doses are in the pipeline, the ministry said in a statement.
The new phase of universalisation of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from June 21.
The Union government is committed to accelerate the pace and expand the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the ministry said.
Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that an amount of Rs 1,827.8 crore has been sent to the states and Union territories which constitutes 15 per cent of the total allocation of Rs 12,185 crore package.
'There are no deaths in the state due to shortage of medical oxygen. Such deaths may have occurred in other states', said Rajesh Tope
'It is completely false to say that no one died due to oxygen shortage. There have been many deaths due to oxygen shortage in Delhi and many other places across the country,' said Satyendar Jain
The Union Government is committed to accelerate pace and expansion of the scope of the COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country, the ministry said.
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
More than 33.63 crore vaccine doses have been provided by the Centre and UTs so far through the Government of India (free of cost channel) and direct state procurement category.
The TMC president condemned the 'arrogance' of the BJP saying, 'Democracy will lose if horse-trading continues,' adding, 'Our constitution is in danger, our federal structure is in danger. It's a constitutional break down.'
Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal governments have withdrawn the "general consent" accorded to the Central Bureau of Investigation to exercise its authority in the states.
In his letter to chief ministers of all states, Prabhu said that giving preference to domestic manufactured goods will give a big boost to domestic manufacturing of goods and lead to growth in employment and income.
Last month, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had pulled out of the NDA after the Centre expressed its inability to grant SCS to Andhra Pradesh.
The chief minister said all Dalits and poor, who have been deprived of development, will be taken care of by the government
"Ek Saal, Buri Misaal" she said.
The Congress said people across the country, angered by the BJP's "arrogance and misrule", were "showing it the door
Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.PTI Photo
A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.PTI Photo/S. Irfan
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.PTI Photo
Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.PTI Photo
Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
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