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Kappa Variant

What's More Dangerous? Lambda, Kappa, Or Delta? And Why? Know It From The Doctor

Jul 26, 2021 Dr. Sulaiman Ladhani

Covid explained: B.1.617.3, a relative of the Delta variant; B.11.318, which contains 14 mutations; Lambda, a variant discovered by Public Health England and classed as a VOI by the WHO; and Kappa or B.1.617.1 are among the variants.

In A First, Five Cases Of Kappa Covid Variant Reported In Gujarat

Jul 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Three cases were reported in Jamnagar, two in Godhra in Pahchmahal district and one in Mehsana, the Gujarat government said


Rajasthan: 11 Cases Of Kappa Variant Recorded; State Govt Urges All To Follow Covid Guidelines

Of these, four cases each are from Alwar and Jaipur, two from Barmer and one is from Bhilwara

Covid Explained: What Is Lambda Variant? Can Vaccines Protect Against It?

Jul 13, 2021 Dr. Trupti Gilada

Lambda Covid variant explained: The variant, also known as the C.37 strain, was first detected in Peru in August 2020.


Tripura Govt Says Delta+ In 91% Genome Sequencing Samples, Centre Denies

Dr. Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal, MD of NHM Tripura had reconfirmed that 91 per cent of 151 samples sent for genome sequencing test outside the state have found Delta Plus variant of the virus

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10 July, 2021

Lambda Covid Variant Hasn’t Been Reported In India Yet: Centre

Outlook Web Bureau

The Lambda Covid variant was identified as a variant of interest by the WHO on June 14 and so far, it has been detected in 25 countries.


10 July, 2021

Explained: What’s Kappa Covid Variant and How Dangerous Is It?

Outlook Web Bureau

According to the Union Health Ministry the Kappa Covid variant is not a new variant and it has been present in the country since February.


09 July, 2021

Uttar Pradesh Records Two Cases Of Kappa Variant Of COVID-19

Outlook Web Desk

Genome sequencing of 109 samples done at King George's Medical College revealed 107 cases of Delta Plus variant and two cases of Kappa Variant.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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