UK COVID strain

Andhra Pradesh: Four Chennai returnees test positive for UK strain of COVID-19

Ongole Government General Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr D Sree Ramulu said the UK strain was found in Prakasam district for the first time. 

published on : 27th March 2021

New Covid strains: India makes tests on arrival must for flyers from UK, Europe, Middle East

Centre has issued fresh guidelines as cases of mutant variants of Covid-19 from South Africa and Brazil were reported in India.

published on : 18th February 2021

Covaxin can neutralize UK strain of coronavirus too: Study

The latest scientific paper, released on Tuesday, which is yet to be peer-reviewed, has confirmed it.

published on : 27th January 2021

Covid vaccine effective against UK, South Africa variants, says Moderna

But for the South African variant, B.1.351, there was a sixfold reduction in the neutralizing antibody level, the company said.

published on : 26th January 2021

Total of 109 people in India tested positive for UK variant of coronavirus: Union Health Ministry

All these people have been kept in single room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments, the ministry had said earlier.

published on : 14th January 2021

102 people found infected with UK strain of coronavirus: Health Ministry

All these people were kept in single-room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments.

published on : 13th January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: RT-PCR test compulsory for air travellers both in UK, India

After the RT-PCR test in Delhi, all passengers will have to undergo seven days of institutional quarantine, followed by seven at home.

published on : 9th January 2021

Can Covaxin work against new strain? ICMR studies

Experts say such experiment can only be in-vitro neutralisation data

published on : 9th January 2021

UK-returned Indore man first to test positive for new Covid-19 strain in MP

According to official sources in Indore, the young man had returned home from the UK in the first week of last December. 

published on : 8th January 2021

New COVID-19 strain: Centre allows limited resumption of flights to, from UK

A total of 38 samples have been found to be positive with the new UK variant genome of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, confirmed the Union Health Ministry on Monday. 

published on : 6th January 2021

'New COVID strain spreading in India': Rajasthan CM Gehlot urges Centre to rethink revival of UK flights

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has asked the Centre to rethink the plan to resume flights from the UK.

published on : 5th January 2021

Those who had flight on December 23 to be accommodated, says Air India

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri informed that flights from India to the UK would start two days prior, on January 6, while flights from the UK to India would start on January 8.

published on : 3rd January 2021

All passengers from UK to be tested for COVID-19 on arrival between January 8-30: Health Ministry

If the genomic sequencing indicates the presence of the new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the patient will continue to remain in a separate isolation unit, it said.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Rampant use of convalescent plasma behind Covid mutation?

Convalescent plasma might alter the virus allowing escape mutations to dominate, says study

published on : 1st January 2021

UK flights could have been allowed with strict checks, feel passengers

Many of them took to Twitter to express their displeasure over the announcement made by the Indian government of extending the suspension of flights till January 7.

published on : 31st December 2020
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