The development came after WHO approved Covaxin for emergency use listing last week.
A decrease of 2,188 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The US continues to be the worst-hit country with the world's highest number of cases and deaths at 46,613,052 and 755,631, according to the CSSE.
Covishield, the India-manufactured Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, was added to the UK's approved list last month.
Zydus Cadila has received an order to supply one crore doses of ZyCoV-D, the world's first plasmid DNA Vaccine, to the government of India at Rs 265 per dose...
A decrease of 2,019 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,355,509 cases and Brazil third with 21,880,439 infections.
The weekly bulletin said that AY.4.2 frequency in Indian data varies based on the definition used (PHE vs PANGO). Other than lineage-based tracking, Delta variants with immune escape mutations are also being tracked by INSACOG, some of which are also being seen by UKHSA, it added.
Of the 318 new cases, 186 were from quarantine centres while the remaining 132 were local contacts. Khurda district of which Bhubaneswar is a part, recorded the highest of 139 cases, followed by Cuttack (31).
India's COVID-19 tally had crossed the 20-lakh mark on August 7 last year, 30 lakh on August 23, 40 lakh on September 5 and 50 lakh on September 16.
In terms of infections, India follows in second place with 34,344,683 cases and Brazil third with 21,874,324 infections.
These horrifying visuals show a massive fire at Ahmednagar District Hospital in Maharashtra on Saturday (Nov 6). As per reports, the fire broke out at the Covid Ward’s ICU Unit at the government hospital and at least 10 people have died in the mishap.
Covaxin uses the same Vero Cell manufacturing platform as other childhood vaccines, including the inactivated polio vaccine.
The active cases comprise 0.43 per cent of the total infections, the lowest since March last year.
In terms of infections, India follows in the second place with 34,333,754 cases and Brazil third with 21,862,458 infections.