#UKStrainInIndia

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
COVID-19 patients receive oxygen at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital in Jodhpur on Thursday. (PTI Photo)

  • The double mutant coronavirus is mostly found in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi and Gujarat
  • The UK variant of coronavirus is declining across India
  • This was announced by National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Director Sujeet Singh

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Passengers wait in a queue to give samples for their COVID-19 test after arriving at a railway station, in Mirzapur. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India on March 22 recorded a daily high of 46,951 cases, the highest since November
  • Punjab Chief Minister said that 81% of the new COVID cases in the state were found to be the UK variant
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot also voiced concenrs over rising cases of COVID-19 across the country

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
All the 38 persons are in physical isolation in health facilities(Image representative/Pixabay)

  • On Friday, January 1, the number stood at 29
  • 'The situation is under careful watch', the Health Ministry said
  • The ICMR has said that India has successfully cultured the new UK COVID-19 strain

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Delhi government has imposed a night curfew in the city amid mounting fears over the new strain of coronavirus. (PTI Photo)

  • The night curfew will be observed from 11 pm to 6 am on December 31 and January 1
  • There will be no New Year celebration events and gatherings at public places have been limited to 5 persons
  • As of Wednesday, a total of 20 people in India have been found infected with the new strain of the coronavirus