Nagpur: The delta variant (B1.617.2) has been confirmed in the samples of deadly corona virus patients in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Nagpur Municipal Corporation started tracing the suspected cases from last month. So far 18 persons and their family members have been quarantined.
condition of corona in maharashtra
At the same time, 8,535 new cases of corona have been reported in Maharashtra in the last 24 hours. During this, 6,013 people were discharged and 156 deaths were recorded. So far 61 lakh 57 thousand 799 cases of corona have been reported in the state. While 59 lakh 12 thousand 479 people have been cured. So far one lakh 25 thousand 878 people have died due to corona in the state. At present there are one lakh 16 thousand 165 corona patients in the state.
The recovery rate in Maharashtra is now 96.02 percent, while the death rate is 2.04 percent. On Sunday, 558 new cases of infection were reported in Mumbai, while 15 people lost their lives during this period. It was told in the bulletin that with the testing of 21 thousand 411 new samples, the total number of samples tested for corona virus infection in Maharashtra has reached 44 lakh 10 thousand 550.
No case of infection from Delta Plus in Tripura – Health Ministry
At the same time, the Union Health Ministry said that not a single case of infection with the delta plus type of virus has been found in the samples that have been genetically sequenced in Tripura so far. The ministry has made this clarification in the wake of some news published claiming the increasing infection of Delta plus type in the northeastern state.
The Health Ministry said that 152 samples from Tripura were sent to the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG) in Kalyani for genetic sequencing. These samples were collected by accidental method during April and May 2021 from patients found infected in RT-PCR test. The Ministry said that the examination of these samples revealed that three samples were infected with B.1.1.7 No., while 11 samples were found to have B.1.617.1 (Kappa) type while 138 samples were infected with B.1.617.2 (Delta). Were. None of these samples were found infected with Delta Plus.