Data from the Indian Consortium for the Coronavirus Genome (INSACOG) updated yesterday, Tuesday, showed the discovery of 1,640 cases of a mutant. corona new sub”JN 1″ Within India, the latest infections were recorded in the state of Madhya Pradesh.
Yesterday, the Press Trust of India news agency of India said that the data collected by “Insacog” revealed that the state of Maharashtra recorded the largest number of infections with the “JN1” variant, which amounted to 477 cases, followed by the state of Karnataka, which recorded 249 new cases.
Andhra Pradesh recorded 219 cases, while Kerala recorded 156 cases of the new variant, and Gujarat recorded 127 cases.
The agency said, citing the consortium, that 96 cases were detected in West Bengal, 90 cases in Goa and 89 cases in Tamil Nadu.
The remaining cases were discovered in a number of other states, the most recent of which was Madhya Pradesh.
It is noteworthy that “Insacog” is a multi-agency national consortium that includes regional genome sequencing laboratories, and was established by the Indian government in December 2020 to monitor genomic variations in the “Covid-19” virus that causes the SARS “Covid-2” virus.
The World Health Organization classified the JN1 mutant last December as a separate form from its parent strain, PA 86.2, and requires attention to its developments.