Delta-plus variant of the Covid virus has been detected in the districts of Palakkad and Pathanamthitta in Kerala.
In Palakkad the new variant was confirmed in two women who are above fifty years and were Covid positive during the months of April and May.
In Pathanamthitta, the variant was confirmed in Kadapra Panchayat in a fourteen year old boy. He was tested positive on 24th of May but now has recovered completely. The health department has ed the public about the new strain.