A popular national news portal

Dangerous 22 types of delta variants were found in India. Be careful

भारत में खतरनाक 22 तरह के डेल्टा वैरियंट पाए गए।सावधान रहिये

Dangerous 22 types of delta variants were found in India. Be careful.India has recorded 22 cases of the Delta plus variant of the coronavirus, the central government informed on Tuesday. Delta plus, formed by mutation in the Delta (B.1.617.2) variant, is currently a “variant of interest”, and hasn’t been classified as a “variant of concern” by the Union health ministry yet, health secretary Rajesh Bhushan said during a press briefing.

In India, 16 of the 22 cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in Ratnagiri and Jalgaon in Maharashtra and some in Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, Bhushan also said. He added that the Delta plus variant has been found in the US, the UK, Portugal, Switzerland, Japan, Poland, Nepal, China and Russia besides India.

Speaking on the overall situation, the government said that it is improving but stressed on following Covid-19-appropriate behaviours. It said there has been an almost 90 per cent decline in India’s daily Covid-19 cases as compared to the highest peak reported on May 7.

The country registered less than 50,000 new coronavirus infections, the lowest in 91 days, taking the total tally of cases to 29,977,861, while active cases fell below 7 lakh after 79 days, numbers published on the Union health ministry’s dashboard showed.

News Source – Hindustan Times

Get real time updates directly on you device, subscribe now.

You might also like