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Delta variant accounts for 100% of cases in Karachi: research institute

KARACHI: Karachi University’s National Institute of Virology said Wednesday the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus — that had first emerged in India — now accounts for 100% of cases in the metropolis.

The Director of KU’s International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences Dr Iqbal Chaudhry said his institute conducted genome typing of 80 samples a day earlier and all the cases turned out to be carrying the Delta variant.

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