Second wave of COVID-19: These different variants of coronavirus are plaguing India


New Delhi: As the second wave of the novel coronavirus strikes with a vengeance, India has been registering record-high number of COVID-19 cases. Adding to the trouble is that different strains of the virus have been found in India. It is said that the new wave of infection is more fierce and infectious.

Different strains are found in different cities, in Punjab and Delhi, it is more likely to be B.1.1.7 (the variant also known as the Kent or the British mutant).