First case of ‘Delta Plus Variant’ confirmed in Jammu

Srinagar: The first case of the “Delta Plus variant” in Jammu and Kashmir has been confirmed from Jammu division, official sources said.

An official said that the sample collected at Katra and sent for genome sequencing to National Central for Disease Control (NCDC) returned positive for the Delta Plus variant.

Principal GMC Jammu, Principal GMC Jammu, Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma said that one sample from Katra has been confirmed to be Delta Plus variant. However, she said the sample has not gone from GMC.

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