COVID-19 Mutation India govt says Delta Plus is 'variant of concern', warns 3 states

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

/ by mansuralisaha

The News Cover: India as the devastating second wave of the coronavirus, continues to decline the health ministry. has now classified the delta plus variant of the coronavirus as a variant of concern the delta plus variant is a new mutant version of the delta strain it has been found in nearly 40 cases in the Indian states of Maharashtra, Kerala, and Madhya Pradesh, while the original delta variants were first discovered in India last year. the mutants version was first identified in Europe this march the union health ministry on Tuesday categorized. 

the new variant as a variant of concern and directed state authorities to take up immediate containment, measures in these three states to curb the spread considered to be highly infectious. and fast-spreading delta plus variant, has sparked concerns in both India and elsewhere experts, now fear that the new variants could potentially trigger a third wave in the country. if not contained the state of Maharashtra which has reported most of these delta plus cases is currently bracing for a deadly outbreak, the state is collecting data like travel history and vaccination status of the affected individuals to track and trace the variant meanwhile the variance has also been detected in nine other countries including china us the UK and Russia.


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