Articles about Delta Variant
16 Jun 2022Delhi
Amid the surge in COVID-19 cases in the national capital Delhi, experts have opined this spike doesn't indicate a fourth COVID-19 wave.
22 Feb 2022Coronavirus
The United Kingdom has done away with the mandatory isolation for people with COVID-19 as part of a plan to live with the virus.
14 Jan 2022Delhi
Delhi witnessed the biggest single-day surge in COVID-19 cases on Thursday, with 28,867 people testing positive for the disease.
12 Jan 2022World Health Organization
The Omicron variant of coronavirus is rapidly displacing the Delta variant and reaching global dominance, said a senior official from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday.
10 Jan 2022COVID-19
In Cyprus, a coronavirus strain combining the Delta and Omicron variants was discovered, said Leondios Kostrikis, a professor of biological sciences at the University of Cyprus.
29 Oct 2021Coronavirus
People vaccinated against COVID-19 are as likely to spread the Delta variant of the virus to their household contacts as those who have not taken the jab, according to a new study conducted in the United Kingdom.
24 Oct 2021Coronavirus
The role of the Delta-plus coronavirus variant is being questioned amid surges in COVID-19 infections in parts of the world.
22 Oct 2021Russia News
A new "more contagious" subvariant of the Delta coronavirus strain has been detected in Russia, the state consumer watchdog's senior researcher said on Thursday.
20 Oct 2021London
With the rapid surge in COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom, former United States' Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb called for an "urgent" probe into the Delta-plus variant.
23 Sep 2021World Health Organization
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said that the Delta variant of the coronavirus is now the globally dominant strain.
15 Sep 2021SARS-CoV-2
India has so far not seen Mu and C.1.2, the two new variants of SARS-CoV2, and the Delta variant and its sub-lineages continue to be the main Variants of Concern in the country, INSACOG, the genome sequencing consortium, has said.
20 Aug 2021Kerala
Kerala has accounted for nearly half of all the breakthrough infections reported in India so far, according to the central government.
19 Aug 2021Pfizer
COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and AstraZeneca are less effective against the Delta variant of the coronavirus, compared to the Alpha variant, a study led by researchers at the University of Oxford said.
13 Aug 2021Mumbai
Maharashtra has reported three deaths from the relatively new Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus, including one in state capital Mumbai.
10 Aug 2021Coronavirus
China is witnessing a resurgence of COVID-19 as it reels under the impact of the highly transmissible Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2.
08 Aug 2021Joe Biden
The United States is witnessing an alarming surge in COVID-19 cases driven by the highly transmissible Delta variant.
07 Aug 2021United States of America
The United States is now averaging 1,00,000 new coronavirus cases every day amid a new surge in infections, triggered by the highly-contagious Delta variant.
07 Aug 2021India
The highly infectious Delta variant of the COVID-19-causing virus, SARS-CoV-2, in India has triggered a rise in the R-value or R-naught—which denotes the effective transmission factor—to more than one.
04 Aug 2021India
The Delta variant is highly-transmissible and possibly leads to a more severe disease of COVID-19.
02 Aug 2021Coronavirus
A third wave of coronavirus infections could hit India as soon as this month and may peak in October, according to a mathematical model prepared by top researchers.
30 Jul 2021COVID-19
The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, which was first detected in India, is now posing a challenge to China's efforts to contain local COVID-19 outbreaks.
22 Jul 2021India
The Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 continues to be the dominant lineage for new cases across India, while the other Variants of Concern (VoC) are at a lower rate and declining, INSACOG, a consortium of government panels involved in the genome-sequencing of the coronavirus said.
21 Jul 2021Australia
Until recently, Australia had been praised for its strict lockdowns, lengthy border closures, and quarantine norms over COVID-19.
16 Jul 2021Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
The Delta variant of SARS-COV-2 was behind the majority of clinical cases of breakthrough infection of COVID-19 but only 9.8% of cases required hospitalization and fatality was observed in only 0.4% of the cases, according to a new study by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).
15 Jul 2021World Health Organization
Sounding alarm over the rising Delta variant cases of COVID-19, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Thursday warned the world the pandemic is now in the "early stages" of the third wave.
14 Jul 2021Delhi
Children who had recovered from COVID-19 are reportedly coming back to hospitals in Delhi with complaints of post-COVID symptoms such as gastric issues, headaches, brain fog, breathlessness, etc.
13 Jul 2021World Health Organization
The Delta variant is ripping around the world at a scorching pace, driving a new spike in cases and deaths, WHO Chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said, warning that the variant is expected to soon be the dominant COVID-19 strain circulating worldwide.
10 Jul 2021India
India is witnessing a decline in COVID-19 cases, but concerns of the highly infectious Delta Plus variant triggering the third wave are on rise.
09 Jul 2021India
Uttar Pradesh has reported two cases of the Kappa variant of coronavirus, the state government said today in a statement.
08 Jul 2021Coronavirus
The global COVID-19 death toll eclipsed four million Wednesday as the crisis increasingly becomes a race between the vaccine and the highly contagious delta variant.
07 Jul 2021India
India has not yet reported any case of the Lambda variant of the coronavirus.
04 Jul 2021Twitter
Clouds of uncertainty around the release of Akshay Kumar's Bell Bottom are far from clearing out.
02 Jul 2021Johnson & Johnson
Johnson & Johnson's one-shot coronavirus vaccine is effective against the highly-contagious Delta variant and provides durable protection against infection overall, the company said in a statement on Thursday.
01 Jul 2021Coronavirus
The highly-contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus has now been detected in all the 50 states of America and capital Washington, DC, CNN reported.
30 Jun 2021Coronavirus
Through the coronavirus pandemic, we have seen many variants emerge and cause fatal outbreaks across the globe.
27 Jun 2021Vaccine
As the second wave of COVID-19 is receding in India, several experts have warned that a third wave is imminent and it might hit the country sooner than expected.
27 Jun 2021World Health Organization
India on Sunday reported over 50,000 new COVID-19 cases, while nearly 58,000 patients were discharged after recovery.
26 Jun 2021Mumbai
Amid fears that Delta and Delta-Plus variants of SARS-CoV-2—the virus causing COVID-19—would fuel the potentiality of the imminent third wave, the Maharashtra Government tightened COVID-19-related curbs across the state.
26 Jun 2021India
The Delta Plus variant of the coronavirus, feared to be a potential catalyst for the third wave, has spread to 12 states in India.