GG News Bureau
New Delhi, 29 Dec
New Coronavirus strain has been detected in India. Total 6 cases of new Covid strain that first emerged in the UK have been detected so far in India. It was also being said that the new strain of coronavirus is 70 percent more infectious.
Out of the 6 patients infected with new Covid strain, 3 are in NIMHANS, Bengaluru, 2 in Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad and 1 in National Institute of Virology, Pune.
The Health Ministry said, “All these persons have been kept in single room isolation in designated health care facilities by the respective state governments. Their close contacts have also been put under quarantine. Comprehensive contact tracing has been initiated for co-travellers, family contacts and others. Genome sequencing on other specimens is going on.”
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