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More Delta Plus cases reported in India: How this variant is rapidly spreading | Latest News India

The first case of the Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 was detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 24, 2021 07:32 AM IST Two persons were found infected with the Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district and one of ...

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As cases of Delta Plus variant increase, Centre calls for containment | Latest News India

The Centre has asked the state governments where cases of Delta Plus variant of coronavirus have surfaced, to redouble containment and testing efforts, and carry out surge vaccinations. The Union health ministry said on Wednesday that there are 40 confirmed infections with the Delta Plus variant, up from 22 a day before. “The Public Health Response, in this case, while ...

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Bengaluru logs first case of Delta Plus variant, says Karnataka health minister | Latest News India

Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday confirmed the presence of the Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 in Bengaluru. Two cases of the new variants have been reported in Karnataka – one each in Bengaluru and Mysuru, the minister said. The minister said the information has been shared with the Union health ministry and a further course of action ...

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First case of Delta + variant reported in B’luru: Minister | Latest News India

Bengaluru: Karnataka health minister Dr K Sudhakar on Wednesday confirmed the detection of delta plus variant of Covid-19 in Bengaluru. Talking to the media, he said that two cases of delta plus variants have been reported in Karnataka – one each in Bengaluru and Mysuru. The minister said the information has been shared with the Union health ministry and a ...

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Kerala on alert as Delta Plus variant detected in 3 villages | Latest News India

Thiruvananthapuram: Three villages in Kerala have been shut, at least for a week, after a genome sequencing study found presence of highly infectious Delta plus variant in some of the Coivd-19 patients, state health officials said. Experts have warned that the new variant is highly infectious, with strong binding to receptors of lung cells, and affects monoclonal antibodies fast. On ...

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Nurse from Chennai is Tamil Nadu’s first Delta plus variant Covid-19 case | Latest News India

Tamil Nadu has reported its first case of Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 from here, with a city-based nurse getting infected with it, a top government official said on Wednesday. The state health department had sent 1,159 samples in May to INSACOG (Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia), a consortium of 28 labs tasked with genome sequencing of the virus causing Covid ...

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Delta plus in 11 countries, 197 cases: What we know about Covid variant so far | World News

Delta plus variant of coronavirus in its further mutated form has sent a wave of alert and caution among health authorities across the globe. The mutated variant, experts point out, has increased transmissibility, higher binding capacity to the lung cells and resistance to monoclonal antibody treatment. The variant has mutated from Delta, termed as a ‘variant of concern’ by the ...

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Delta variant to account for 90% of new Covid-19 cases in Europe by August-end: EU agency | World News

The Delta variant, identified for the first time in India, could account for 90 percent of new Covid cases in the European Union in the coming months, the bloc’s disease control agency said Wednesday. “It is very likely that the Delta variant will circulate extensively during the summer, particularly among younger individuals that are not targeted for vaccination,” Andrea Ammon, ...

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Delta variant wreaking havoc in France, Germany; Norway on guard | World News

Delta variant of coronavirus disease (Covid-19) which was first found in India has been traced in other countries witnessing a surge in such cases. As of Wednesday, the Delta variant raised concerns in countries like France, Germany, Norway and Hawaii. The highly transmissible variant which the experts have termed to be more infectious than other variants is responsible for at ...

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A new variant of concern is here. Don’t repeat mistakes

The health ministry announced on Tuesday that a variant of the Sars-Cov-2, found at present in a small number of people, is of concern and advised states to redouble containment and testing efforts. The variant in question is part of the lineage of the Delta variant, which is slowly turning out to be significantly more dangerous than the virus that ...

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