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new Delhi8 days ago
20 more people infected with the new corona strain have been found in the country. With this, the total cases have now gone up to 58. The Ministry of Health gave this information on Tuesday. Officials said that all these people belong to different states. State governments have made treatment arrangements for them.
He said that all the people have been kept in isolation. The people who came in contact with him have also been quarantined. Apart from this, those traveling with them are also being traced. Their samples have been sent for genome sequencing.
Alert in Kerala after getting six patients
Six new strain patients have been found in Kerala. After this, the government has alerted the machinery. They all returned from Britain on 14 December. During that time, his report was positive in the test. Officials said two were found infected in Kozhikode and Alappuzha and one each in Kottayam and Kannur.
State Health Minister KK Selja has appealed to the people to behave themselves like lockdowns. He said that people are coming out of the houses after the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed. Now we have to show discipline ourselves. Should go out only when there is urgent work. The next few weeks are very important.
State labs are under investigation
Eight of these cases have been registered at the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC), 11 at the CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB) and 10 cases at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro, Bengaluru.
Three such cases have been reported in Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad, one at West Bengal’s National Institute of Biomedical Genomics and 25 at Pune’s National Institute of Virology.
The first case was revealed on 29 December
On December 29, new variants of the corona virus were detected in 6 people who came from Britain. These were the earliest reported cases of new strains in India. Britain had identified a new form of virus in its people. It spreads 70% faster. After this announcement, the work of tracing and testing of new strains was started in India too.
The UK strain has been found in several countries including Denmark, Netherlands, Australia, Italy, Sweden, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, Japan, Lebanon and Singapore. The ministry said that the situation is being closely monitored.