Delta Plus variant

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

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

Death rates soar in Southeast Asia as Covid wave spreads

Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia have now all surpassed India's peak per capita death rate as a new coronavirus wave, fueled by the virulent delta variant, tightens its grip on the region.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Europe in vaccination race against Covid-19's delta variant

The urgency coincides with Europe's summer holiday months, with fair weather bringing more social gatherings and governments reluctant to clamp down on them.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Second wave of COVID-19 not over yet, cannot lower guard: Govt

Seventy-one districts reported Covid case positivity rate of more than 10 per cent in the week from June 23 to 29, the government said.

published on : 2nd July 2021

INTERVIEW | Delta Plus variant similar to predecessor, unlikely to cause third wave, says Dr Chandrakant Lahariya

TNIE catches up with Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, epidemiologist, public health expert and co-author of the book, 'Till We Win: India's Fight Against The Covid-19 Pandemic.'

published on : 2nd July 2021

Not much data on Delta plus variant to suggest it causes more deaths: Delhi AIIMS director

Speaking on the occasion of National Doctors' Day, Dr Guleria said that following Covid-appropriate behaviour and getting vaccinated, would protect people against any kind of emerging variants.

published on : 1st July 2021

Not the right time to eat out: BBMP chief

He added that a discussion will also be held with the police department for their support to check and test people at railway stations, bus stands and crowded places.

published on : 30th June 2021

Punjab extends Covid curbs till July 10 with more relaxations

The finding of the Delta Plus variant is a matter of concern, making it essential to continue with the curbs, CM Amarinder Singh said.

published on : 29th June 2021

One more case of Delta Plus variant detected in TN

One more person tested positive for the Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus in Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

published on : 29th June 2021

Delta variant: India needs to invest in genome sequencing, says Dr Eric Feigl Ding

He said the country also needs to be at the forefront and release the sequencing data in a week.

published on : 29th June 2021

South Africa tightens restrictions amid exponential spike in Delta Covid-19 infections

The Delta variant of COVID-19, identified in at least 85 countries and first detected in India, is likely responsible for the exponentially rising daily number of virus cases in Gauteng.

published on : 28th June 2021
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