UK strain

Delhi HC allows home quarantine for UK returned family

The family of four members including two children, are UK citizens who had arrived from England on February 20 and were quarantined at Hotel Vivanta situated at Dwarka, the plea said.

published on : 24th February 2021

New COVID-19 strains detected in India, UK strain highly transmissible: PGIMER director

"The new variant spreads faster. We have to tread carefully as we do not know if the people who have recovered from the coronavirus have any sort of immunity from the new strain," said Jagat Ram.

published on : 24th February 2021

Local transmission of UK strain detected

The first instance of local transmission of the mutant variant of Covid-19 was detected in the state on Tuesday.

published on : 24th February 2021

Outbreak of UK virus variant detected in Italian town

The town of Corzano in the Lombardy region has been swabbing close contacts of students and teachers in a school where 24 people tested positive for Covid-19 last month. 

published on : 4th February 2021

Novavax vaccine found effective against new UK COVID-19 variant

A smaller, separate trial also showed that it was about 60 per cent effective against the South African variant, despite concerns that this strain may not respond to vaccines.

published on : 29th January 2021

Pfizer/BioNTech say vaccine effective against UK, SAfrica virus mutations

The two companies said they are "prepared to respond" if a new strain is shown to be able to evade the immunity of the vaccine, adding that they can produce updates to their jab if needed.

published on : 28th January 2021

Number of people testing positive for UK variant of coronavirus climbs to 96 in India: Govt

The situation is being monitored and regular advice is being given to the states for enhanced surveillance, containment, testing and dispatch of samples to INSACOG laboratories.

published on : 11th January 2021

82 people have tested positive for new mutant variant of SARS-CoV-2 in India: Government

All the people who have tested positive for the new variant of the virus were kept in single-room isolation at designated healthcare facilities by the respective state governments.

published on : 8th January 2021

Australia vs India: SCG to be at 25 per cent capacity for third Test

Tony Shepherd, Venues NSW Chair, said that the SCG has taken significant measures to ensure the safety of fans attending the third Test.

published on : 4th January 2021

Recoveries go past 99 lakh as India adds less than 20,000 new COVID-19 cases

There are 2,50,183 active coronavirus cases in the country, which accounts for 2.43 per cent of the total caseload, the data stated.

published on : 2nd January 2021

At 10, Karnataka has most cases with UK strain

 Karnataka has so far the highest number of cases in the country of people infected with the new UK variant of the SARS-CoV2 virus.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Tracing mode on: 11 UK returnees found COVID positive in Mumbai since November 25

'Our teams are trying to trace all of them. Six of them who reached Mumbai before December 22 have been found positive for coronavirus,' said executive health officer Dr Managala Gomare, BMC.

published on : 28th December 2020

COVID-19: Karnataka Health Minister hints at police action against 'untraceable' UK returnees

To a question whether police cases will be registered, Dr K Sudhakar said, 'I am compelled to say that I will discuss with the Home Minister and decide the future course of action.'

published on : 28th December 2020

Four-year-old UK returnee tests Covid-19 positive

181 returned to Odisha from UK in last 1 month, 63 samples sent for test of which two tested positive  

published on : 26th December 2020

25 flyers from UK under lens for new strain of COVID-19: Official

The Indian government earlier this week suspended flights from the UK until the end of the year over fears of the new strain.

published on : 25th December 2020
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