New Covid variant in S Africa has 10 mutations; 8 more than Delta

Scientists said that the new variant has at least 10 mutations, compared to two for Delta or three for Beta.

Photo: Bloomberg

Photo: Bloomberg

A new variant of Covid-19, feared to have a high amount of spike mutations unseen before, has been detected in South Africa, with authorities there confirming 22 positive cases associated

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First Published: Nov 25 2021 | 11:11 PM IST

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