UK variant

16 variants of Covid active in Uttarakhand, reveals genome sequencing

Officials from the state health department said that total 851 simples were sent to a Delhi lab out of which reports of 285 samples have arrived. Officials from the state health department said that t

published on : 18th May 2021

UK strain of COVID-19 found in Rajasthan: Health Minister

Active COVID-19 cases in Rajasthan have reached 2.05 lakh while a total of 5,994 people have died due to the viral disease so far.

published on : 12th May 2021

Covid second wave is nearing its peak: Noted virologist Dr T Jacob John

There is no evidence that the variants are evading immunity. Covaxin immunity has been proved to be effective against all new variants, says Dr John in this interview.

published on : 6th May 2021

UK variant dominates north India; double mutant in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka: NCDC chief

Ten top government laboratories and institutions have been sequencing the genomes of coronavirus since December, Singh said, adding 18,053 samples have been sequenced so far.

published on : 5th May 2021

UK and SA Covid variants reported in Puducherry

Despite the many variants of Covid, very few people have been reinfected in Puducherry. Only one among 500 to 600 cases are reinfections.

published on : 2nd May 2021

UK variant causing rapid spread in Ernakulam: Experts

Proportion of the virus variant in district is 50.65%, while it is 1.3% and 2.6% for the Indian and the South African strains, respectively

published on : 29th April 2021

COVID second wave: Mutant variants driving rise in high-burden states

On the strains, such as the double and triple mutant detected in India, they said all are the same variant of the virus, and the available vaccines are effective on them.

published on : 24th April 2021

UK finds 77 cases of COVID-19 variant first found in India

The variant is believed to be largely responsible for India’s current second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, with infection rates and hospitalisations on the rise once again.

published on : 16th April 2021

COVID-19: 80% patients in Punjab got UK variant, Harshvardhan says farmers' protest causing surge

Genomic sequencing is an advanced test that determines the precise genetic information a virus carries as viruses mutate as they multiply and spread.

published on : 6th April 2021

UK variant of COVID-19 prevalent in Hyderabad, indicates study

The study also reported another sample consisting of the E484K mutation of the virus, which is characteristic of the South African variant of COVID-19.

published on : 29th March 2021

147 districts recorded no new COVID-19 infections in last seven days: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan

Updating the GoM on the United Kingdom (UK) variant found in India, he mentioned that 153 cases have been diagnosed in the country.

published on : 28th January 2021

New coronavirus variant may be more deadly, says UK chief scientist

Britain has recorded 95,981 deaths among people who tested positive for the coronavirus, the highest confirmed total in Europe.

published on : 23rd January 2021

New UK variant of coronavirus may be more deadly, says PM Boris Johnson

It was already classified as a more highly-transmissible variant but its risk level was so far not believed to be any greater than the original strain.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Another grim year ahead? Pandemic haunts 2021 as COVID-19 growth outpaces vaccines

And as doctors face or brace for rising numbers of COVID-19 patients after end-of-year holiday gatherings, more and more countries are reporting cases of a new, more contagious variant.

published on : 6th January 2021

California registers US' second case of new COVID-19 UK variant

The cases triggered a host of questions about how the version circulating in England arrived in the U.S. and whether it is too late to stop it now.

published on : 31st December 2020
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