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A health worker leaves a residential area after conducting swab tests for Covid-19 following the rise in Corona cases at Dharavi, in Mumbai.(PTI)

Covid-19 mutations N440K, E484K, V911I: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 10:13 PM IST
These mutations are believed to be immune-escape which means even if there are antibodies in the human body, they can save save themselves.
People being registered for coronavirus tests at a hospital in Noida. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
People being registered for coronavirus tests at a hospital in Noida. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

India records 23,067 fresh Covid-19 infections in 24 hours, 6.6% lower than yesterday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 10:15 AM IST
Kerala on Thursday reported 5,177 new infections, taking the infection caseload past the 7.26 lakh mark in the state.
The vaccines being developed will be effective against the new variants of Covid-19 as well, it is being hoped.(REUTERS)
The vaccines being developed will be effective against the new variants of Covid-19 as well, it is being hoped.(REUTERS)

New Covid-19 mutant found in South Africa: What we know so far

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 12:48 PM IST
Britain, Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Israel and Mauritius have banned flights from South Africa to stop importing the new variant which is more contagious and might be potential to infect people with no co-morbidities.
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