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#indian variant

# indian-variant - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Delta variant ‘dominant in UK’ as confirmed cases rise 79%
# Transmission
# Transmission

Delta variant ‘dominant in UK’ as confirmed cases rise 79%

Jun 3rd 2021, 10:29 PM 43,205 Views 48 Comments

12,431 cases of the variant have been confirmed up to yesterday in the UK.

# indian-variant - Sunday 23 May, 2021

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant
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# Covid-19

Pfizer's Covid vaccine '88% effective' against Indian variant

May 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 44,169 Views 55 Comments

Both the Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs have been found to be highly effective against the B1617.2 strain.

# indian-variant - Friday 21 May, 2021

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant
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# Chief Medical Officer

'Dark cloud on the horizon': Holohan flags concerns over Indian variant

Updated May 21st 2021, 5:42 PM 154,280 Views 237 Comments

Both case numbers and hospitalisations have remained steady as vaccination continues to roll out.

# indian-variant - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England
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# SARS-CoV-2

What we know about the surge of the Indian coronavirus variant in England

May 18th 2021, 12:16 PM 30,388 Views 20 Comments

And how widespread is in Ireland?

# indian-variant - Monday 17 May, 2021

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'
# B1617.2
# B1617.2

Covid-19: Indian variant could become dominant strain in UK 'in next few days'

May 17th 2021, 10:44 PM 34,393 Views 39 Comments

Early indications are that the variant is even more transmissible than the B117 strain.

# indian-variant - Sunday 16 May, 2021

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

‘High degree of confidence’ vaccines work against Indian variant, Matt Hancock says

May 16th 2021, 1:23 PM 18,644 Views 22 Comments

The British Health Secretary said it is “appropriate” to push on with the major easing of lockdown in England.

# indian-variant - Friday 14 May, 2021

Indian variant detected in a number of England’s Covid hotspots, data shows
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

Indian variant detected in a number of England’s Covid hotspots, data shows

May 14th 2021, 6:38 PM 26,547 Views 16 Comments

Data from Public Health England shows a rise in cases from 520 to 1,313 this week in the UK.

# indian-variant - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

Health officials say seven cases of the Indian variant have been detected in Northern Ireland

May 6th 2021, 4:39 PM 18,424 Views 38 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride said that the cases are not unexpected.

# indian-variant - Sunday 25 April, 2021

India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney
# Hotel Quarantine
# Hotel Quarantine

India will 'likely' be added to Ireland's mandatory quarantine list in next 48 hours – Coveney

Apr 25th 2021, 2:50 PM 33,065 Views 55 Comments

India today recorded the world’s highest single-day increase in Covid-19 cases for a fourth day.

# indian-variant - Monday 19 April, 2021

UK adds India to its hotel quarantine list, as three cases of B.1.617 variant confirmed in Ireland
# Indian Variant
# Indian Variant

UK adds India to its hotel quarantine list, as three cases of B.1.617 variant confirmed in Ireland

Apr 19th 2021, 10:25 PM 28,777 Views 43 Comments

The ‘Indian variant’ is not a variant of concern, but it is under investigation – and being monitored closely in Ireland.