Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Centre clarifies that no case of Delta Plus reported from sample sequencing in Tripura

The Centre has clarified that no case of Delta Plus has been reported from sample sequencing in Tripura. Referring to media reports regarding rising cases of Delta Plus variants in the state, Union Health Ministry said, 152 samples were sent from Tripura to the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics at Kalyani in West Bengal for Whole Genome Sequence and the samples tested revealed cases of Delta Variant not the Delta Plus. The random samples were of people who tested RT-PCR positive between April and May this year.

 

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