Omicron's More Transmissible New Sub-Variant Detected In Delhi: Official

Covid Sub-Variant In Delhi: The new sub-variant has been identified as BA-2.75 which was detected in a study report of 90 samples sent for genome sequencing.

Covid Sub-Variant In Delhi: The new sub-variant has been identified as BA-2.75. (Representational)

New Delhi:

A new sub-variant of Covid's Omicron variant was detected in New Delhi, according to an official on Wednesday.

The new sub-variant has been identified as BA-2.75 which was detected in a study report of 90 samples sent for genome sequencing.

Dr Suresh Kumar, Medical Director of LNJP Hospital said that the new sub-variant has more transmissibility which infects even those with antibodies.

"Omicron's subvariant BA-2.75 has been found in the report. It has more transmission rate. This has emerged in the study report of 90 samples sent for genome sequencing. This new sub-variant also attacks people already having antibodies and also those who have taken the Covid vaccines in their body," Dr Suresh Kumar said.

Further details into the matter are awaited.

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