In terms of the number of daily doses administered globally, India continues to remain at the top with an average of 40,55,055 doses administered per day.

According to Supreme Court sources, many staff members of the top court are believed to be infected with COVID-19.

India has vaccinated 10,45,28,565 people since starting the nation wide vaccination drive on January 16.

Devotees on Monday took a holy dip in River Ganga at Har Ki Pauri in Uttarakhand's Haridwar on the occasion of the second 'shahi snan' in Kumbh.

Delhi reports 10,774 new COVID19 cases and 17 deaths. As of now, the total case stands at 7,25,197.

Drugs inspectors & other officers directed to verify stocks & also take measures to curb hoarding & black marketing.

"Delhi government is not in favour of lockdown, but we will be left with no options if the situation worsens in hospitals," Kejriwal said at a press conference.

The second phase started on March 1 where doses were administered to people above the age of 60 and those between 45 and 59 years with specific comorbidities.

The second phase of the nation-wide vaccination drive started on April 2, where all people above 45 years became eligible for the vaccine.