Covid 19 new strain: new strain of corona virus is spreading rapidly in India, total number of patients is 73
According to data released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, 73 people have been infected by the corona virus strain in the United Kingdom so far. Scientists say that the form of corona virus found in Britain is 70 percent more contagious than before.
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According to the data released by the Ministry of Health, 8 cases have been reported in NCDC New Delhi, 20 in IGIB Delhi, 1 in Kolkata, 30 in Pune, 3 in Hyderabad, 11 in Bengaluru.Cases have also come up in these countries
New strains found in Covid-19 (Covid-19) patients are being investigated in 10 INSACOG Labs. Earlier, this new strain of virus found in Britain has been revealed in Denmark, Netherlands, Australia, Italy, Sweden, France, Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, Japan, Lebanon and Singapore.
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The name of this newly mutated virus is B117. It is related to the altered form of protein spikes present on the virus, which attach themselves to the cells of humans. This mutation prepares the virus to infect the cell at a high rate. Its effect is not fully known yet.
Whereas, information from Britain suggests that the virus spreads 70 percent faster. The WHO has said that with the help of common precautions, people can save themselves from new strains. According to the organization, the virus can be avoided with the help of wearing masks, washing hands and social distancing.