Covid New Variant: Due to this new variant, cases of Covid are increasing in the country, will a new wave of Corona come? – News India Live
Covid New Variant: Amid rising cases of influenza in the country corona virus is also spreading its legs. The number of active cases of corona has crossed 5000. More than 700 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours. In such a situation, the reason for the increase in cases has also come to the fore. Scientists say that due to Omicron’s sub-variant XBB1.16, cases of Kovid are increasing in India. This type of spread has started in some states. In this it can also bypass the immunity created by the vaccine. In such a situation, there is a need to be careful.
This variant has been spreading rapidly in the last few weeks
This version is a new sub-type of Omicron’s XBB sub-type. It is possible that due to all these variants, the cases of Kovid are increasing. This variant is also being seen in Singapore, China, America. According to media reports, this variant is spreading rapidly in India as well. Although now its cases are less. According to an international forum giving information about the new variant of Corona, about 48 cases of XBB 1.16 have been reported in India. This variant has been on the rise in the last few weeks.
A newer version derived from the XBB version
Scientists say that XBB1.15 has come from the XBB variant itself. Its cases are coming up in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Experts say that mutations keep happening in the corona virus. Due to which new variants keep coming up every day, but there is nothing to worry about.
Will there be a new wave of Corona?
MD Medicine and Senior Physician Dr. Ajay Kumar explains that XBB 1.16 is a sub-variant of the XBB variant, not a new variant. In the last one year, many sub-variants of Omicron have arrived in the country. Such new sub-variants will keep coming in the future as well, but there is nothing to worry about.
Omicron causes flu-like symptoms in patients. All its variants will also be lightweight. In such a situation, there is no possibility of any new wave coming. All that is needed is that people protect themselves from the virus and use masks. The mask will also protect against covid and influenza.