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Coronavirus Variant Causing Second Wave, Highly Stealthy Beats RT-PCR Tests

News18 | 13/04/2021 11:01 AM | Click to read full article

The novel coronavirus variant responsible for causing the second wave of Covid-19 is not just highly infectious but also stealthy, doctors say.

Hospitals dealing with Covid-19 patients stated that even when a patient has typical symptoms of the disease, they test negative for the infection, sometimes twice or thrice even through RT-PCR tests.