Rospotrebnadzor confirmed the appearance in the Russian Federation of the strain COVID-19 “delta plus”
Rospotrebnadzor confirmed information that a case of infection with a new strain of delta plus coronavirus was detected in Russia.
Earlier, the media reported that the first case of infection with this strain was allegedly detected in the country.
At a meeting of the presidium of the coordinating council for combating COVID-19, the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova said that such a case had indeed been recorded.
“We have checked all the information very carefully. The information was confirmed, ”RIA Novosti quotes her as saying.
Popova said that the patient was ill in a mild form.
A version of the coronavirus called “delta” was discovered in India last October. Later, a new variant of this strain was recorded – “delta plus”. Its experts consider it even more infectious.
Earlier, AiF.ru reported what symptoms may occur when infected with this strain.