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COVID-19 variants mutate after infecting people, claims Tripura CM Biplab Deb

Northeast Now | 14/07/2021 04:01 PM | Click to read full article

Tripura CM Biplab Deb, who also holds the health portfolio of the state said, “A variant of COVID-19 may mutate into another variant in 15 days after infecting a person.”

This statement from the Tripura chief minister comes just days after the Centre denied State Government’s claim that Delta Plus variant was detected in 138 cases of COVID-19 in the state recently.