National Institute of Virology, Pune will study the effectiveness of Covaxin on Delta plus variants of COVID-19. NIV’s Research head Dr. Pradnya Yadav said, they have some samples of Covid-19 patients. Delta plus virus will be segregated from these samples and will be used for research purposes. Samples of those who are recovered will also be used for study.
Meanwhile, Dr. Sanghamitra Phule, Civil Surgeon of Ratnagiri district said that Delta Plus variant was found in five patients in Ratnagiri district. Out of these five patients, no symptoms were observed in two patients. No one has any travel history to foreign country but some people of their taluka regularly travel outside the country.