New Delhi: Delta Plus, the most dangerous variant of the corona virus so far, is slowly spreading its feet in the country. Its cases have been found in eight states of the country. The maximum number of cases have been found in Maharashtra. The ten states where its cases are found include Maharashtra, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh.
21 cases found in seven districts of Maharashtra
So far 21 patients of delta plus form have been found in seven districts of Maharashtra. Health Minister Rajesh Tope said that a separate ward has been made in hospitals for such patients. The outbreak of the Delta Plus form may be more. Studies of this form have indicated that it may be more dangerous than previous forms.
Delta form of corona virus more infectious, more dangerous – Expert
US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy said on Wednesday that now corona is responsible for about 90 percent of the new cases of the epidemic. The delta form of the virus is more contagious and more dangerous in terms of the severity of the disease. He told MSNBC, ‘‘We have seen how fast it has spread in the UK where it is responsible for almost 100 percent of new cases. And we have seen growth here as well. That’s why I am worried.’’
delta variant likely to dominate, cases reported in 85 countries
WHO’s weekly epidemiological update released on June 22 said that globally, alpha The form has been detected in 170 countries, regions or regions, the beta form in 119 countries, the gamma form in 71 countries, and the delta form in 85 countries.