of NDTV according toin Delhi covid Speaking about the situation, Arvind Kejriwal said that there is nothing to worry about. The Chief Minister said that XBB1.16 of Kovid has been found in 48 percent of the samples tested. Health experts say that the XBB1.16 variant of the virus may increase the surge of the disease.
Let us understand the XBB1.16 virus in different points.
According to information, this variant was discovered in January. According to data from medical body INSACOG, the maximum number of cases of this variant have been found in Maharashtra and Gujarat. 164 cases have been found in both the states. At the same time, 93 cases have been found in Telangana and 86 in Karnataka.
According to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the XBB1.16 variant spreads rapidly, but does not cause serious illness. The only concern is that this variant may increase the incidence of the disease.
Due to the XBB1.16 variant, the number of active cases in Maharashtra doubled in 5 days earlier this month. The good thing is that the symptoms of this variant are not very serious. People do not need to be admitted to the hospital.