New AP strain in India, 15 times contagious, alert in Chhattisgarh; Increased strictness on borders | Increased vigil in Chhattisgarh after getting new AP strain in India; 15785 new cases of corona were found in the state


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The vigil has been increased on the border of Chhattisgarh. Now those coming from Andhra are being strictly investigated. People are also being subjected to corona examination when they show symptoms.

A new strain (format) of Kareena has been found in Andhra Pradesh (AP). It is reported to be 10–15 times infectious compared to previous strains. It was first opened in Kurnool by the Hyderabad-based Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB). Meanwhile, in the new guidelines of the Chhattisgarh government, it has been clearly stated that the arrival of new strains of Corona from Andhra Pradesh has been detected, which is being described as very dangerous. Therefore, along with vigilance on the boundaries of the districts of Bastar division, instructions have been issued to expedite the investigation and maintain strictness.

This variant named AP variant or N-440 is said to be more dangerous than the Indian variants B-1.617 and B-1.618. Scientists believe that this variant is causing havoc in Visakhapatnam and other parts of the state. Apart from Andhra, it has been found in Telangana, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh and some parts of Maharashtra. According to CCMB scientists, N-440’s is 10 times more infectious than the A2A prototype strain roaming around the world. Of the samples collected from different locations, 50% contained the N-440K virus. At the same time, Visakhapatnam District Collector V Vinay Chand has said that it is not yet certain that there is a virus in the state.

The only way to escape is to follow the precautionary rules related to carona
Principal of Andhra Medical College, PV Sudhakar, says that the incubation period (period of symptom emergence from infected people) of the new variant is short. The disease progresses very rapidly. In earlier cases, it took at least a week for the infected patient to reach critical condition. But now three to four days. Due to this, the demand for ICU beds has increased a lot. Experts also say that apart from this, this virus is infecting in very less contact this time. Due to this an infected is bringing four to five in a short time. The most important thing is that no one is escaping from it.

Here, 15785 infected in the state, including 2108 Raipur infections, 210 deaths
On Tuesday, 15785 new corona infections have been detected, out of which 1008 are from Raipur. In Raipur, 210 patients including 39 have also died. On Tuesday, the number of patients has reached 7.87 lakh. More than one lakh new infections are increasing every week in the state. In this situation, the number of patients in the state can reach 8 lakh on Wednesday. In the capital too, more than 1.45 lakh patients have become patients of Karona. Since April 25, less than 2000 patients are being received in the capital. However, on April 23, 17397 patients have been found in the state. Still between 14 and 15 thousand or more patients are getting daily.

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