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First Coronavirus variant XE in India

by Times One Odia
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The first case of coronavirus variant XE has been reported in Mumbai on Wednesday. This was informed by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

However, the patient with the new variant of the virus don’t have any severe symptoms. BMC also informed that another case of Kappa variant has also been detected.

As many as 376 samples were tested on Tuesday including 230 from Mumbai. Out of the 230 Mumbai samples, 228 are Omicron, one Kappa and one XE.

XE has been found in the UK, which is a mutation of strains of the Omicron variant, and early indications suggest it could be around 10 per cent more transmissible than other Omicron mutations.

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