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Tag: Genome Sequencing

246 Foreign Returnees Found Positive
246 Foreign Returnees Found Positive In Odisha, ‘Genome Sequencing To Reveal Presence Of Omicron’

As many as 246 persons out of the total number of travelers who returned to Odisha from other countries after November 24 have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Delta Plus Variant: No Need To Be Scared, But Don’t Lower Guard, Says ILS Director

At a time when the Delta Plus variant of the Covid-19 virus has triggered fear and panic after the Centre tagged it as ‘Varinat of Concern’, the statement of a senior scientist and head of Odisha-based Institute of Life Science (ILS) has brought a sigh of relief.

Another UK Returnee Tests Positive For COVID-19; Samples Sent To NIV Pune For Genome Sequencing

Bhubaneswar: Another traveller, who had recently returned from the United Kingdom (UK), has tested positive for COVID-19 in Bhubaneswar. The newly detected COVID-19 positive is the father of the 4-year-old who had earlier tested positive for the coronavirus, informed Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Sunday. The four-year-old girl, who had returned […]

Mutant Covid-19 Strain: Over 50 Samples Of UK Returnees Undergoing Genome Sequencing
Mutant Covid-19 Strain: Over 50 Samples Of UK Returnees Undergoing Genome Sequencing

New Delhi: The Central government said on Saturday that more than 50 samples of returnees from the United Kingdom, which recently found a potentially more infectious variant of novel coronavirus in its population, are currently undergoing genome sequencing at the designated laboratories across the country. The genome sequencing study would determine if the Covid-19 positive […]

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Odisha: Is The UK Returnee Carrying New Mutant COVID-19 Strain?

Bhubaneswar: The swab samples a 34-year-old man, who tested positive for COVID-19 following his return from the United Kingdom (UK) on December 18, has been sent to a laboratory in Pune for genome sequencing. The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) Commissioner, Prem Chandra Chaudhary on Thursday said that genome sequencing becomes imperative to ascertain if the […]