According to sources in the department, the State is set to have its own Covid-19 whole genome sequencing laboratory at Siddhartha Medical College in Vijayawada by the first week of December.
Amarnath is the only doctor to receive a patent for a medical apparatus invented by a doctor in both the Telugu States.
The four Rayalaseema districts reported a little over 50 new infections, while three north coastal Andhra districts reported 31 new cases.
The new variant has over 30 mutations in spike protein most of which are of concern for immune evasion and transmissibility.
The bench was hearing various issues concerning the Covid-19 crisis and also stressed upon the need and efficacy of the booster dose for those who have been completely vaccinated.
The district collector of Aurangabad had recently issued an order to the petrol dealers to check the vaccination certificates of the people visiting the pumps to fill fuel in vehicles.
The study assessed 2,714 hospital workers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi, from April 15-May 15, who were symptomatic and underwent RT-PCR test for Covid detection.
The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 20,000 for 48 straight days and less than 50,000 daily new cases have been reported for 151 consecutive days now.
Aviation secretary Rajiv Bansal said normalisation of international flights is expected 'very soon'. Currently, international flights are operated under the air bubble arrangement.
Rahul Gandhi shared a video in which families, who lost their dear ones due to Covid in Gujarat, alleged that they did not receive timely help from the government.
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Researchers noted that the Delta variant was the dominant strain in India during the study period, accounting for approximately 80 per cent of all confirmed COVID-19 cases.
Taking cognizance into the matter, State Health Minister Banna Gupta said, 'I have sought a report on under what circumstances the pregnant women was vaccinated forcefully.'
Additionally, marginalised communities like Dalits, Adivasis and religious minorities like Muslims faced new forms of violence, and discrimination in both public and private hospitals.
The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports by late night, Union health ministry said.
The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late night, the ministry said.