There is news of relief regarding the corona epidemic that now other forms of the virus (mutations) have started disappearing in the country. However, re-infecting deltas or other associated mutations remain a cause for concern. According to the report released on Thursday by the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), 1,15,101 samples have been successfully sequenced in the country.
Of these, 45,394 (69%) have mutations in the severe category. Invasive mutations such as delta and delta plus have appeared in 41 thousand of these samples.
Delta has been found in 28,820, delta plus in 5,450, and AY class mutations in 6,611. Insacog said, now other mutations of the virus have started weakening in the country. Mutations like gamma have all but disappeared. There is also information that there is no other major mutation in the coronavirus so far.
Delta Virus Was Responsible For Covid Second Wave
- According to Dr. Anurag Aggarwal, Director, Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) based in New Delhi, the delta virus has the full potential to re-spread the epidemic.
- The second wave in India was the result of this.
- IGIB also did India’s first study on Delta. In this, it was found that even a person who has been vaccinated can be infected by Delta.
- 296 formats found in the country. An Insacog official said that 296 forms of the virus have been found in the country. Not every one of these forms is a threat. Variants like alpha, beta, gamma, kappa are no longer visible. However, more than 25 mutations of the delta variant have been found.
5th Wave Started in France, Fear Of 4th Wave In Germany
- 5th Wave of Covid-19 started in France and fear of the 4th wave in Germany.
- The coronavirus seems to be taking a frightening form once again.
- After Britain, Russia and Germany, now the pace of the virus has accelerated in France as well.
- French Health Minister Oliver Veran has said that the 5th Wave of Covid-19 has started in France.
- At the same time, 83 percent of the beds reserved for corona patients in Russia are filled.
French President Emmanuel Macron
- French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the people of the country that the epidemic is not over yet.
- Russian Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that 83 percent of the 3,01,500 beds reserved for Corona patients are full.
- Health Minister Mikhail Muraskho said some hospitals in 12 regions of Russia had only two to three days of oxygen left. Preparations are underway to deal with this crisis.
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