Corona cases have been decreasing in India since the last months. Due to the festive season, the market has returned again. People are also enjoying shopping in the market without worrying, but in the meantime a scary news has come to the fore. The dangerous variant of Corona’s Delta Plus has knocked in the country. India’s COVID Genomic Surveillance Project is on high alert after the detection of a variant of the delta version of SARS CoV 2 in the UK and USA. Scientists have indicated that the new variant may be more dangerous than the delta strain.
Cases found in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh
New virus cases of Delta Plus variant have been found in Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. According to media reports, seven cases of this new variant were detected in Indore in the Genome Sequencing Report released from the National Center of Disease Control (NCDC). Indore’s Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr BS Saitya said that two of the infected people are army officers posted in Mhow Cantonment. The new variant, called AY-4.2, has now been announced as the ‘Variants under Testing’ in the UK. In fact, research work is going on continuously on this variant in the UK. Scientists are also worried about the new variant because it is more dangerous than all the earlier variants. This new variant is causing havoc in the UK and Europe. Its infection rate is also very fast.
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Fast decision is this variant
The new Delta AY.4.2 variant has been detected in 1 percent of the samples in Maharashtra. The health agency said in its report that the AY.4.2 delta sub-lineage accounts for about 6 percent of all sequences that are constantly changing within themselves. First cases of this variant were reported in England, after which many cases of this variant have been reported in America. AY.4.2, called “Delta Plus” and now named VUI-21OCT-01 by the UK Health Protection Agency (UKHSA), has been under close scrutiny in recent days, as evidence suggests that it spreads more quickly than the major delta variants.
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