The whole world has been affected a lot since last year due to the Corona pandemic. This is how fast the virus spreads. Its changing nature further increases the challenge of preventing its spread. The Delta variant of Corona has caused damage to many countries around the world. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the effect of this variant is being seen all over the world.
According to WHO, the delta variant has so far spread to 185 countries of the world. The WHO has told in its weekly update that between September 15 and October 15, 90 percent of the cases of infection have been found to be of the delta variant. On the other hand, cases of alpha, beta and gamma variants have been found to be less than one percent. The WHO has reported that eta 81, iota have been found in at least 49 and kappa variants in 57 countries.
The WHO has put them in the category of Variant Under Monitoring from Variant of Interest after a sharp drop in their cases around the world. WHO technical chief Maria van Kerkhove also said during a social media live that the Delta variant has been circulating very rapidly. He further said that this variant is replacing other infections.
Apart from this, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has also reported in the report that the Delta variant has infected both people taking and non-receiving corona vaccine in a Texas prison.