June 26, 2021


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Delta plus variant first case reported in Bikaner

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Rajasthan: The first case of the variant Delta Plus of the Coronavirus disease was reported in Bikaner district of Rajasthan on Friday. Om Prakash Chahar, chief medical and health officer said the variant had infected a 65-year old woman, she was asymptomatic and recovered completely without any institutional treatment.

The officer said the woman has been administered both doses of the Covaxin Covid-19 vaccines and she has recovered and is healthy.

The sample of the women was collected on May31 and sent to the National Institute of Virology(NIV) in Pune. The woman along with her three family members came positive for the new virus variant.

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