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In Punjab, 80% of cases are due to the UK variant of COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan

The Free Press Journal | 08/04/2021 09:15 AM | Click to read full article

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that around 80 per cent of all COVID-19 cases in Punjab are due to the UK variant as confirmed by genome sequencing.

"It has come to notice that this surge in cases is event-driven like big fat weddings, local body elections, farmer protest, etc could also play a possible role," Harsh Vardhan was quoted.