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Sequencing of 324 Covid samples reveals presence of Omicron variants in community

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2023 2:45:10 AM IST

Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) sentinel sites referred 324 Covid-19 positive samples for sequencing to 22 INSACOG labs between December 29 to January 7, and the results revealed pres

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Genome sequencing detects four cases of Omicron sub-variant BF7 in Bengal

Kolkata |Thursday, 2023 4:15:09 AM IST

Following genome sequencing, four cases of Omicron sub-variant BF7 have been detected in West Bengal, according to sources in the state health department. However, all the four cases are currently Cov

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Rajasthan: US returnee tests positive for Omicron sub-variant XBB 1.5

Jaipur |Thursday, 2023 3:15:09 AM IST

A 21-year-old youth has been traced in Jaipur who has reportedly tested positive for Omicron sub-variant XBB 1.5, which experts say is more contagious than the previous strains of the virus.

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