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Updated : 1 year, 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The current vaccines available in India are effective against the COVID-19 Delta variant as per the studies done by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), says Dr N K Arora, co-chair, Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG).
New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The COVID-19 Delta variant is around 40-60 per cent more transmissible than Alpha Variant, revealed Dr NK Arora, Co-Chair, Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG).
Updated : 1 year, 3 months ago IST
Panjim (Goa) [India], July 4 (ANI): Demanding the Pramod Sawant-led BJP Government in Goa to immediately take steps to start genome testing facility in the state, Goa Congress President Girish Chodankar on Sunday threatened to launch protests if the laboratory is not set up within 15 days.
Kangra (Himachal Pradesh) [India], July 1 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh reported its first case of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 on Thursday.
New Delhi [India], July 1 (ANI): The Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi, Dr Randeep Guleria on Thursday said that there is not much data available on the Delta plus variant to suggest that it is more infective or has a higher rate of mortality.
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], June 29 (ANI): With cases of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 coming to light, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered extension of the coronavirus restrictions till July 10, with certain more relaxations, including the opening of bars,
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 29 (ANI): Karnataka health minister K Sudhakar on Monday said that two cases of the Delta Plus variant of COVID-19 have been detected in the state till date and both are asymptomatic.
Siliguri (West-Bengal) [India], June 27 (ANI): Amid the possibility of a third COVID-19 after the emergence of the Delta Plus variant, the Darjeeling district health department is ramping up the healthcare infrastructure to combat the third wave, which may affect the children.
Surat (Gujarat) [India], June 27 (ANI): As the COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country, Surat Municipal Corporation on Saturday said that a case of Delta Plus variant was confirmed in a person who tested positive for COVID-19 on April 1.
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 27 (ANI): As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to prevail across the country, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Saturday informed that the state has reported nine cases of the Delta Plus variant.
Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], June 26 (ANI): Ludhiana has reported the first case of Delta Plus variant of COVID-19, said Deputy Commissioner VK Sharma on Saturday.
New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): A study on the effectiveness of the existing COVID-19 vaccine against the Delta Plus variant, which has been notified as a "variant of concern" following its detection in several parts of India, is underway, said Dr Samiran Panda, Head of Epidemiology, IC