Ongole Government General Hospital Medical Superintendent Dr D Sree Ramulu said the UK strain was found in Prakasam district for the first time.
Centre has issued fresh guidelines as cases of mutant variants of Covid-19 from South Africa and Brazil were reported in India.
The latest scientific paper, released on Tuesday, which is yet to be peer-reviewed, has confirmed it.
But for the South African variant, B.1.351, there was a sixfold reduction in the neutralizing antibody level, the company said.
All these people have been kept in single room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments, the ministry had said earlier.
All these people were kept in single-room isolation in designated healthcare facilities by respective state governments.
After the RT-PCR test in Delhi, all passengers will have to undergo seven days of institutional quarantine, followed by seven at home.
Experts say such experiment can only be in-vitro neutralisation data
According to official sources in Indore, the young man had returned home from the UK in the first week of last December.
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.
'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.
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.
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.
Convalescent plasma might alter the virus allowing escape mutations to dominate, says study
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.