Tag: Delta Plus Covid Variant

Below 18-yrs Hospitalisation Up 1066% in Second Wave!
Third Wave Warning: Below 18 Yrs Hospitalisation In Odisha Up 1066% In 2nd Wave

Respiratory infections in (0-5 years)  during second wave peak up 3,005 percent, Pneumonia up 1,962 percent and Asthma up 1,038 percent. Moreover, severe underweight children below 5 years detected were at 2.23 lakh

  • Monday, 23 August 2021
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom
Delta Variant Is Dangerous & Is Continuing To Evolve And Mutate: WHO Chief

The Delta variant, first detected in India, is likely an underestimate and the highly transmissible strain is expected to rapidly outcompete other variants and become dominant globally over the coming months, WHO said.

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Delta plus In India
Delta Plus In India: 60% Cases Are Either Asymptomatic or Have Mild Symptoms

Though 4 out of nearly 50 cases have succumbed to the delta plus, other epidemiological parameters look very assuring. However, it's too early to arrive at any conclusion. Israel seeing a spike in cases, despite vaccinating 57 per cent population

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
ICMR Study On Third Wave in India
Will Third Wave Be Severe? Only If R0 Value Of Delta-Plus Grows To 4.5, Says ICMR

India, unlike UK or USA, has no seasonal drivers of transmission like the ‘influenza season’ there. ICMR says there is no evidence any temporally coherent such season across the length and breadth of the country

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Bijay Mohapatra
Health Dept Team In Deogarh To Observe Odisha's First Patient Of Delta Plus Covid Variant

Odisha Health Department on Saturday sent an epidemiology team to observe and examine the health condition of the Covid-19 infected person from Deogarh, who happens to be the first case of Delta Plus variant in the State. Delta Plus is a new mutant version of the SARS-CoV-2 first detected in India

  • Saturday, 26 June 2021
Coronavirus Pandemic
After Black Fungus, Maharashtra Gets 21 Cases Of The Dreaded Delta Plus Variants

Sounding fresh alarm bells, at least 21 cases of the dreaded Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 have been reported in Maharashtra, Health Minister Rakesh Tope has said.

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Director of Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) Dr CBK Mohanty
Impact Of Delta Plus Variant Depends On Detection, Isolation: Odisha DMET

The Delta Plus variant of Covid-19 virus can't cause much damage if it is detected at the earliest and infected patients are isolated accordingly.

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
VK Paul
Delta+ Variant Not Yet Classified As VOC: Niti Aayog's Paul

In the context of public discourse regarding detection of new variants, NITI Aayog Member (Health) V.K. Paul has reminded that the newly detected 'Delta Plus' variant is not yet classified as a Variant of Concern (VOC).

  • Wednesday, 16 June 2021
COVID-19 3rd Wave Can Be Prevented: VK Paul
Delta Plus Variant Of Interest, Not 'Variant Of Concern': VK Paul

"Delta variant played a major role in the second wave. An additional mutation of this variant, known as Delta Plus, has been detected and submitted to the global data system."

  • Tuesday, 15 June 2021