Two new variants of SARS-CoV-2 not reason for surge in cases in Maha, Kerala: Govt

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on February 23, 2021
“Both the N440K and E484K variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in Maharashtra. Three other mutated strains- one each from UK, South Africa and Brazil are already present in the country. But there is no reason for us to believe, on the basis of scientific information, that they are responsible for the upsurge of the...

You are here

💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions


State in Western India
The Delhi government has ordered lodging of FIRs against four airlines — IndiGo, Vistara, SpiceJet, AirAsia India — for allegedly not checking the RT-PCR..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 hour ago

Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 13 hours ago

The Centre's concern came after various districts, particularly in Maharashtra, were found sending samples picked up serially and not randomly, often resulting..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 15 hours ago

Piyush Goyal said Maharashtra is suffering at the hands of an inept and corrupt government and the Centre is doing its best. “Saddened to see Uddhav..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 15 hours ago


System or group of people governing an organized community, often a state
Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday lashed out at the government for making claims 'contrary to the reality' in the country.
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 7 hours ago

The government has denied it is planning to scale back rapid coronavirus testing after reports claimed senior officials are concerned about false positives.
3 days ago • Sky News


Largest country in South America
The global death toll from coronavirus has topped three million people amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in..
1 day ago • Sky News
Brazil's leaders say they will need billions of dollars in foreign aid each year if the country is to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
1 day ago • Sky News

South Africa

Country in Africa
Two men beat the hell out of each other on a golf course last week -- with one of the dudes even swinging a flagstick at the other -- and the insane fight was..
Credit: - Published 2 days ago

A total of 600 people in the UK have now contracted the South African coronavirus variant, new figures show.
2 days ago • Sky News
Babar Azam makes his first international Twenty20 century as Pakistan cruise to a target of 204 and a nine-wicket victory against South Africa.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 4 days ago

Gregor Townsend will lead the British and Irish Lions' attack in South Africa - Steve Tandy, Robin McBryde and Neil Jenkins also on board.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

Related videos from verified sources

How Covid variants & mass gatherings led to surge of cases in India I HT Insight 09:46
Credit: HT Digital Content - Published 1 day ago 

New COVID-19 Variants Blamed For Surge Of New Cases In New York 00:22
Credit: CBS 2 New York - Published 1 day ago 

Record Number Of COVID-19 Vaccines Administered In U.S., But Cases Rising Again 01:45
Credit: CBS 2 Chicago - Published 1 week ago 

Related news from verified sources

“Both the N440K and E484K variants of SARS-CoV-2 have been detected in Maharashtra. Three other mutated strains- one each from UK, South Africa and Brazil are...
on February 23, 2021 • IndiaTimes

Two variants of SARS-CoV-2 -- N440K and E484K -- have been detected in Maharashtra and Kerala but there is no reason to believe presently that they are...
on February 23, 2021 • IndiaTimes

You might like