L452R

Double mutant strain detected in patients who tested COVID positive at Dibrugarh airport

Recent samples of passengers taken at the airport are 'positive for B.1.617 strain or the Indian double mutant (L452R and E484Q) strain of SARS-COV-2,' minsiter Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.

published on : 23rd April 2021

Amid Maharashtra's worsening COVID-19 situation, virus variant with double mutation detected in state

The institutes working on a project under the NCDC have alerted the Union health ministry to label the variant with the double mutation as a likely variant of concern (VOC).

published on : 17th March 2021