Category: Delta

COVID-19 cases in southeast China more than double as Delta spreads

BEIJING, Sept 14 (The Remnants) – New local COVID-19 infections more than doubled in China’s southeastern province of Fujian, health authorities said on Tuesday, prompting officials to quickly roll out measures including travel restrictions to halt the spread of the virus. The National Health Commission said 59 new locally transmitted cases were reported for Sept. […] Read More

Arkansas nearly out of ICU beds as Delta variant fuels U.S. pandemic

NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Only eight intensive care unit beds were available on Monday in the state of Arkansas, its governor said, as the rapid spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus pushed cases and hospitalizations in the United States to a six-month high. In neighboring Texas, Governor Greg Abbott asked hospitals […] Read More

In England, hundreds of vaccinated people hospitalised with Delta

Public health experts warn that ‘vaccines do not eliminate all risk’ amid early signs jabs may not stop Delta transmission. Hundreds of fully vaccinated people in England have been hospitalised with the highly contagious Delta coronavirus variant, scientists said on Friday. In their latest COVID-19 update, Public Health England (PHE) experts also warned there were […] Read More

Delta spreads ‘like wildfire’ as doctors study whether it makes patients sicker

The Delta variant — originally known as B.1.617.2 is the possible variant of COVID-19 which was behind the ferocious second wave of coronavirus in India. The new variant is currently the dominant strain worldwide which is present in more than 100 countries. With a new wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant striking countries worldwide, […] Read More