Indian variant been found in 44 countries, says WHO

Indian variant been found in 44 countries, says WHO

The World Health Organisation on Wednesday said the B.1.617 variant of Covid-19, first found in India, has been detected in 44 countries.

Meanwhile the health ministry on Tuesday said that nearly 90% of the districts in the country were witnessing a high positivity rate of coronavirus cases.

Globally, the coronavirus has now infected 15.90 crore people and killed over 33.12 lakh since the pandemic broke out in December 2019, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 9.53 crore people have recovered from the infection.

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