Delta Plus

COVID-19: Seven highly transmissible cases of AY4.2 variant reported in Andhra Pradesh

Experts felt that since the complete nature of the variant was not understood, it would be crucial to step up vigilance and follow Covid-appropriate behaviour.

published on : 29th October 2021

Don’t panic, no Delta Plus cases since June, says Director of Public Health Dr G Srinivasa Rao

However, Director of Public Health Dr G Srinivasa Rao assures that there is no cause for concern.

published on : 28th October 2021

Issue SOPs to contain spread of new Delta Plus AY.4.2: Rajasthan CM Gehlot to Centre

He said many cases of Delta Plus AY.4.2, a new mutated form of coronavirus that has killed thousands of people in several countries like Russia and the UK, have been found in India.

published on : 25th October 2021

India on alert over new highly mobile COVID-19 variant 'AY. 4.2'

So far, this variant has not been detected in India in over 68,000 samples from SARS CoV 2 infected patients that have undergone whole genome sequencing under the INSACOG project.

published on : 24th October 2021

Delta Plus mutation now 'Variant Under Investigation' in UK due to high growth rate

In the last week, AY.4.2, dubbed as 'Delta Plus', accounted for approximately 6 per cent of all Delta cases -- confirmed through genome sequencing across England.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Explainer: What is the 'delta plus' variant of the coronavirus?

The variant has two mutations in the spike protein, which helps the coronavirus invade the body’s cells.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Uttarakhand: Three cases of Delta Plus AY 2 variant of coronavirus reported in Nainital

Samples of relatives of patients who came positive and those who came in contact were also taken, but the reports of all were negative.

published on : 31st August 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra reports 27 new cases of Delta Plus variant; tally reaches to 103

According to the health department, six cases each were detected in Gadchiroli and Amravati, five in Nagpur, four in Ahmednagar, three in Yavatmal, two in Nashik and one in Bhandara district.

published on : 25th August 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra allows under-18 people to visit malls with age proof; state reports ten more Delta Plus variant cases

The state government has already allowed people who are fully vaccinated to visit shopping malls which can remain open till 10 pm on all days.

published on : 16th August 2021

COVID: Fully-vaccinated woman first to die of Delta Plus variant in Mumbai

The 63-year-old woman had taken both the doses of Covishield, but tested coronavirus positive on July 21 with symptoms like dry cough, loss of taste, bodyache and headache, a BMC official said.

published on : 13th August 2021

COVID-19: Amid vaccine shortage, Maharashtra adds 20 new cases of Delta plus variant, tally reaches 65

Out of the newly detected cases, seven were in Mumbai, three in Pune, two each in Nanded, Gondia, Raigad, Palghar, and one each in Chandrapur and Akola districts, the statement said.

published on : 12th August 2021

Delta Plus variant won't fuel exponential surge in India, only 86 cases detected so far: Centre

VK Paul, who also heads the national Covid task force, said given this variant’s geographical spread so far, it is evident that it may not be able to go beyond Delta Plus’s extent of transmission.

published on : 10th August 2021

45 cases of delta plus variant of Covid reported in Maharashtra so far: Government

The exact number of samples sent for genome sequencing and the period during which they were analyzed is not mentioned.

published on : 8th August 2021

Special police drive in Telangana's Karimnagar over Covid protocol

The Commissioner of Police instructed business establishments not to sell goods to those who don’t have masks.

published on : 5th August 2021

Two Delta plus variant COVID cases found in Telangana: Centre informs Lok Sabha  

The Variant of Interest (VOI) was found in genome sequencing by INSACOG, a genomic consortium comprising a group of 28 labs.

published on : 31st July 2021
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