The number of coronavirus’s new ‘Britain Strains’ is increasing in India. As of Wednesday, the number of corona infections in the new species was 20. It reached 25 on Thursday. That is what the Union Ministry of Health is saying.
At this rate, a number of public health experts are seeing a red cloud in the increase in the number of people affected by ‘Britain Strain’.
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The Union Ministry of Health has ordered genome sequencing of corona sufferers from abroad due to the increase in new strains around the world. According to the test, a new strain was found in a sample of 4 people at the National Institute of Virology in Pune. The strain was found in a sample of one person at the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology in Delhi. Earlier, Corona’s new strain was found in the bodies of 20 people in the country, one of them is from Kolkata. In addition, 9 corona strains were found in Delhi, 7 in Bangalore, 2 in Hyderabad and 1 in Pune.
According to the Union Ministry of Health, all those affected by the new strain have been kept in isolation. From November 25 to December 23, about 33,000 passengers arrived at various airports in India from Britain. All of them have been traced. The state governments have been directed to look into the issue of health check-up of all these passengers.
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Earlier, it was said that the flight to Britain would be suspended till December 31 due to fear of new corona. On Wednesday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said the ban was being extended for another seven days.