Delta Plus Variant Current Affairs, GK & News

New AY.12 sub-lineage of Delta Variant

Indian states have reported new cases of sub-lineage AY.12 of SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant, in recent months. According to experts, this new sub-lineage could be a reason behind the recent surge in COVID cases in Israel. Highlights According to India Sars Cov2 Genome Consortium (INSACOG’s) update, even though 60 percent of the population are fully vaccinated ..

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Delta Plus variant cases in Maharashtra rises

Maharashtra reported 10 new cases of the Delta Plus variant. With this, total cases of Delta Plus variant has increased to 76 in the state. Key Points As per state state health department, six new cases were reported from Kolhapur, three from Ratnagiri while one from Sindhudurg. Five of the 76 patients have died so ..

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What is AY.1 variant of Coronavirus?

Recently, WHO tagged B.1.617.2 strain of coronavirus as ‘Delta’ variant, which now has further mutated. Mutated form of Delta variant is being termed as “Delta Plus” or “AY.1” variant. Key Points Delta variant was identified as one of the factors of second wave of coronavirus infections in India. Initial data shows that, Delta plus variant ..

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