Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and classed as a VOI by the WHO; and Kappa or B.1.617.1 are among the variants.
Three cases were reported in Jamnagar, two in Godhra in Pahchmahal district and one in Mehsana, the Gujarat government said
Of these, four cases each are from Alwar and Jaipur, two from Barmer and one is from Bhilwara
Lambda Covid variant explained: The variant, also known as the C.37 strain, was first detected in Peru in August 2020.
Dr. Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal, MD of NHM Tripura had reconfirmed that 91 per cent of 151 samples sent for genome sequencing test outside the state have found Delta Plus variant of the virus
The Lambda Covid variant was identified as a variant of interest by the WHO on June 14 and so far, it has been detected in 25 countries.
According to the Union Health Ministry the Kappa Covid variant is not a new variant and it has been present in the country since February.
Genome sequencing of 109 samples done at King George's Medical College revealed 107 cases of Delta Plus variant and two cases of Kappa Variant.
Volunteers participate in a beach clean-up drive a day after Ganesh immersion at Girgaon Chowpatty in Mumbai.PTI Photo
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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