Maharashtra reports 21 cases of Delta-plus Covid variant


Mumbai: Though the cases of Covid-19 continued to dip across the country, one of its variants, “Delta plus”, has surfaced as a major cause of concern.

Reportedly, at 21 samples genome sequenced in Maharashtra are of the Delta plus variant.

While there is no cause of concern, experts said, the variant has to be watched out for if it is spreading among the people.

Health Minister Rajesh Tope said of the 21 cases, nine were found in Ratnagiri, seven in Jalgaon, two in Mumbai and one each in Palghar, Sindhudurg and Thane.

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