• 90 cases of Delta Variant reported in Tripura

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    Agartala: Tripura reported 90 cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 through genome sequencing, confirmed health officials in the state. The highly contagious and fatally infection of covid-19 has now reached northeast.

    Of the 151 total samples that were sent for testing, as many as 90 came back positive for the Delta plus strain medical professions in the state confirmed.

    “Few samples have also tested positive of Delta an Alpha variant,” health officials quoted.

    “Tripura had sent 151 RT-PCR samples for genome sequencing in West Bengal,” said Dr Deep Debbarma, a Covid-19 nodal officer in Tripura, on Friday. “Of these, more than 90 samples were found to be Delta plus variants,” he said, adding, “It is a matter of concern.

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