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Delta variant may soon become the most dominant Covid strain globally: WHO

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ANI that the way the Delta variant spreading is slightly to soon become the most dominant COVID-19 strain globally, adding, "Among all variants of concern, delta spreads most rapidly." Meanwhile, India's virus expert panel, the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG), found out that the said variant is 40-60% more transmissible than the original strain and is currently the reason for maximum infections in the country.

The government has also warned that covid-19 cases in India may rise again in case a new and more infectious variant emerges.

The Delta Plus variant—AY.1 and AY.2—has so far been detected in 55-60 cases across 11 states, including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Madhya Pradesh and is still being studied for its

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