World Health Organization has warned that the Delta strain is likely to spread to more countries and that it is likely to become the dominant form of Covid-19 "in the coming months.
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
The GISAID transmission data shows infection spreading from Telangana during the period of mid-April to districts like Nuapada, Balangir and Deogarh. In Nuapada, the weekly positive rate for the week ended on June 24 rose to 13% from 5% on week ended on June 13
From Amravati to Ratnagiri, Maharashtra has been the host of Delta variants. GISAID data shows the variant made its way to Odisha from Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Tamil Nadu. Delta plus is now detected in Maharashtra, TN et al. But Ratnagiri is yet to show Amravati spike