No case of Delta Plus reported from sample sequencing in Tripura

No case of Delta Plus reported from sample sequencing in Tripura.

The samples tested revealed cases of Delta Variant.

There were some Media reports regarding rising cases of Delta Plus variants in Tripura. In this regard, it is informed that :

• 152 samples were sent from Tripura to NIBMG Kalyani for Whole Genome Sequence(WGS).


• The random samples were of people tested RT-PCR positive between April and May 2021.

• The results of the WGS done at NIBMG Kalyani reveal-
3 samples had tested positive for B.1.1.7
11 samples had tested positive for B.1.617.1(Kappa)
138 samples had tested positive for B.1.617.2 (Delta)

There was no case of Delta Plus reported among the aforementioned lot of sequenced samples.

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