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Indore reports first cases of Delta Plus variant, both were vaccinated

Healthcare workers take sample for Covid-19 testing of a person
Published on Aug 25, 2021 11:22 PM IST

Delta Plus cases in Maharashtra rise to 103. These districts have new infections

The Delta variant has been detected in 128 swab samples in Mumbai.
Published on Aug 24, 2021 07:53 AM IST

'Delta, Alpha variants behind breakthrough Covid cases in India; no new strain'

INSACOG said that of the 30,230 samples of ‘Variants of Concern and Variants of Interest’ sequenced 20,324 were of Delta. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 23, 2021 07:37 PM IST

Covid-19: 10 new cases of Delta Plus found in Maharashtra, tally reaches 76

Fully vaccinated commuters queue up for local train passes in Thane on Monday after the Maharashtra government relaxed Covid-19 lockdown restrictions.
Published on Aug 16, 2021 06:47 PM IST

Delta Plus advances in Maharashtra: 5 deaths, 66 cases so far

A healthcare worker collects a coronavirus disease (Covid-19) test swab sample from a man. 
Updated on Aug 14, 2021 10:52 AM IST

3 deaths in Maharashtra due to Delta Plus variant: What we know so far

The Delta Plus (AY.1) is a mutation of the highly transmissible Delta variant of Sars-CoV-2 (B.1.617.2).
Published on Aug 13, 2021 12:36 PM IST

Sydney delta cases rise as Australian capital Canberra faces lockdown

Students receive their first dose of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine in Sydney.
Updated on Aug 12, 2021 08:14 AM IST

Delta-free haven New Zealand sets out path to opening borders

Since the outset of the pandemic over a year ago, New Zealand’s border has been closed to foreigners and all returning residents have been required to enter a managed isolation facility for two weeks.
Published on Aug 12, 2021 07:56 AM IST

Delta increases hospitalisation, Delta Plus not that virulent: Health ministry

The Union health ministry on Tuesday said Delta Plus did not prove to be as dangerous as Delta.
Updated on Aug 10, 2021 07:21 PM IST

Covid variant 'no joke,' young Mexicans warn from hospital

Unlike during the first two waves of the pandemic, most of the sick are in their 20s and 30s.
Published on Aug 08, 2021 12:05 PM IST

Australian Delta outbreak continues as vaccination push ramps up

The highly contagious delta variant has caused shutdowns across Australia’s eastern coast, its most populated area.
Published on Aug 08, 2021 08:08 AM IST

Delta spreads in Sydney as Australia widens Covid-19 restrictions

Sydney reported a record 279 locally acquired cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, up from the previous high of 259 the day before.
Published on Aug 06, 2021 09:34 AM IST

Melbourne locks down for 6th time as Delta spreads in Australia

The move by Melbourne authorities comes on the same day that New South Wales state reported 262 new infections -- a record number since the highly contagious variant leaked into Sydney’s community in mid-June.
Published on Aug 05, 2021 12:07 PM IST

'Covid recovered people with Covishield jabs safer against Delta variant': Study

Individuals with only a single or two doses of Covishield as opposed to the Covid-19 recovered ones with the same vaccination showed less immunity against Delta variant.
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 06:54 PM IST

Covaxin effective against new Delta Plus variant, says study

Bharat Biotech in June said the final efficacy estimates, based on its phase 3 trials, showed Covaxin had an efficacy rate of 77.8% against the Sars-Cov-2 virus that most closely resembles the origin virus. (AFP)
Updated on Aug 03, 2021 01:59 AM IST

WHO urges action to suppress Covid-19 before deadlier variants emerge

Though Delta has shaken many countries, Ryan said proven measures to bring transmission under control still worked.
Published on Jul 31, 2021 05:47 AM IST

70 Delta Plus variant cases found across 16 states, UT: Govt tells Lok Sabha

The highest number of Delta Plus variant cases in India was detected in the state of Maharashtra.
Updated on Jul 30, 2021 04:23 PM IST

Delta variant may spread as easily as chickenpox: Reports

The Delta variant -- originally known as B.1.617.2 -- might cause more severe disease, according to the document.
Published on Jul 30, 2021 12:29 PM IST

Philippines to suspend travel from Malaysia, Thailand from Sunday

The Philippines will suspend travel from Malaysia and Thailand, as well as tighten restrictions in the Manila area.
Published on Jul 24, 2021 09:07 AM IST

Delta Covid-19 variant behind surge in US death toll: Amercian health experts

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Rochelle Walensky called Delta variant of Covid-19 a pandemic of the unvaccinated,
Published on Jul 16, 2021 11:48 PM IST

Delta in 111 countries, Delta Plus unlikely to be more transmissible | 10 points

Countries with lesser vaccine coverage remain to be at risk, the WHO has said.
Published on Jul 15, 2021 01:27 PM IST

‘Early stages’ of Covid-19 third wave, amid Delta surge: WHO

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World Health Organization.
Updated on Jul 15, 2021 10:10 AM IST

'Don't believe rumours around coronavirus variants, follow ABCD', says Centre

A BMC worker collects sample of a passenger for Covid-19 test, at a train station in Mumbai on Sunday.
Published on Jul 13, 2021 09:14 AM IST

Delta, not Delta Plus: Govt on Tripura's claim of 138 cases

Centre said there is no Delta Plus case in Tripura.
Updated on Jul 11, 2021 10:51 PM IST

Delta, Delta Plus, Lambda: A doctor's takes on 3 variants of Covid-19

A large number of tourists strolling at Ridge in Shimla in July. (Photo by Deepak Sansta / Hindustan Times)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 04:49 PM IST

Sputnik V gives 90% protection against Delta strain of Covid-19: Scientist

According to an interim analysis from a trial published in The Lancet medical journal, the Sputnik V vaccine has 91.6 per cent efficacy.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 11:34 AM IST

Tripura sent 151 samples for testing. More than half are positive for Delta plus

The Union health ministry said earlier this week on Wednesday that 'variants of concern' of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were detected in as many as 174 districts across 35 states and Union territories.
Published on Jul 10, 2021 08:40 AM IST

UP reports Delta plus cases, variants of concern found in 174 districts

Health workers take a nasal swab of a woman to test for Covid-19 in Jamsoti village, Uttar Pradesh state, India, June 8, 2021.
Updated on Jul 08, 2021 09:25 AM IST

Delta variant now dominant in US, makes up over half of Covid-19 cases: CDC

In western US states like Utah and Colorado, the Delta variant is causing 74.3% of infections.
Published on Jul 07, 2021 08:18 PM IST
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