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.
Lambda Covid variant explained: The variant, also known as the C.37 strain, was first detected in Peru in August 2020.
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.
The Public Health Agency of Canada is monitoring Lambda to see how it spreads and how it responds to vaccines, Tam said.
Devotees cross embers during Sri Veerabhadreshwara Swamy Kendotsava, in Chikmagalur, Karnataka.PTI Photo
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Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.RSTV/PTI Photo
Low visibility due to a layer of smog at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Kishore
The newly appointed Naval Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar hugs his mother during his charge taking ceremony at South Block, in New Delhi.PTI Photo
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