XBB 1.16 Version |
XBB 1.16 Version | Corona cases are increasing in the country. Once again there are widespread concerns. So far XBB 1.16 variant has been found in 76 samples. This variant is believed to be responsible for the recent spike in Covid cases. The Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG) said in the data. INSACOG was established in 2020 under the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to study the genetic sequence and virus variants of Covid-19.
how many cases in which state
29 cases have been reported in Maharashtra, 7 in Puducherry, 5 in Delhi, 2 in Telangana, 1 in Gujarat, 1 in Himachal Pradesh and 1 in Odisha in case of XBB 1.16 variant. The XBB 1.16 variant was first spotted in January. This variant was identified in 59 samples in February. So far in March, 15 samples of XBB 1.16 variant have been found positive. Experts believe that this variant is responsible for the increase in corona cases.
No Fear, Former AIIMS Director
However, Dr Randeep Guleria, former director of AIIMS, said that the increase in cases is due to the XBB 1.16 variant. Whereas, H3N2 virus is responsible for cases of influenza. However, if you follow the rules of Covid, you can prevent the virus from spreading. He said that the matters are not serious, so there is no need to panic now. Cases of new variants have been reported in about 12 countries. Cases have been reported in the US, Brunei, Singapore, the UK and other countries.
Cases have increased by 281 percent in last 14 days
Vipin M Vashishtha, former coordinator of pediatrics, said that in the last 14 days, there has been an increase of 281 per cent in cases and 17 per cent in deaths in India. If the XBB 1.16 variant affects the population of Indians, a dangerous situation will arise all over the world. Meanwhile.. after 126 days there has been a huge increase in Covid cases in the country. More than 840 new cases were reported in the country on Saturday. With this, the number of active cases reached 5,389.