Friday May 21 2021 HOUSTON Texas KTRK — Already called a variant of concern overseas the COVID-19 variant first found in India has emerged in Houston with. The B1617 variant that has devastated India was first detected in the US.
New data found that the India variant is rapidly spreading across the US and now makes up approximately 7 percent of all new COVID-19 cases according to a new report on Outbreakinfo.
Covid variant india in usa. CDC has classified eight variants of interest three of which are forms of the B1617 strain. At the beginning of May the India variant only accounted for approximately 1 percent of new cases. AUDIE CORNISH HOST.
The variant known as the Delta or. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In terms of confirmed infections.
In the UK the Delta. The coronavirus variant first spotted in India appears to be spreading in the United States and thats worrisome because this variant. Covid-19 cases rose by another 320000 to 172 million putting India behind only the US.
The Delta variant first reported in India currently accounts for nearly 10 of coronavirus cases in the US according to the CDC. The Health Ministry reported another 2771 deaths in the past 24 hours. The Delta variant which was first detected in India now accounts for more than 6 of all infections in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Between late February and late March of this year. Health agencys new concern about the B1617 variant comes as India recorded 4205 COVID-19 deaths a new one-day record that pushed the. On May 4 the US.
Speaking at a White House briefing on Covid-19 on Tuesday Dr Anthony Fauci said the Delta variant which was first identified in India now makes up more than 20 per cent of all new cases in the USA. Federal Health officials are ramping up their surveillance of the highly transmissible Covid-19 variant first identified in India as experts warn that under-vaccinated areas in the US. A case of the COVID variant B1617 the strain that is causing thousands of deaths and catastrophically overwhelming health systems in India has been discovered in.
Health officials are scrambling to get more Americans vaccinated to keep the Covid variant Delta first identified in India from proliferating across the country. We believe this is the first described case with this variant in the United States Lisa Kim a spokeswoman for Stanford Health Care told NBC News in a statement. The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus is the greatest threat to Americas.
As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and the pace of vaccinations has slowed in the US the rise of a new coronavirus variant worries some health experts.