UK: more cases of Delta coronavirus variant found in Britain than in India

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B.1.617 cases as of 16th May 2021 as per Wikipedia


And yes, we KNOW it’s because there is far more sequencing done in the UK than in India. The Brits should be proud of their world-class genome sequencing effort. They have been at the bleeding edge of the fight against this pandemic since day one.


UPDATE 17th May 2021: Wikipedia updated to show new figures:



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** This post was originally published on May 17, 2021 **