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BA.2 subvariant of Omicron more prevalent in India

E-News | 27/01/2022 10:32 PM | Click to read full article

The BA.2 subvariant of the Omicron coronavirus is more prevalent in India now, National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director Dr SK Singh said on Thursday while addressing a press conference on the Covid-19 situation in India.

In December, only 1,292 omicron samples while 17,272 samples were of Delta variant and of AY series of Covid-19 in genomic sequencing.