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Another new coronavirus variant found in Nepal


N24 Correspondent, KATHMANDU:- A new infection of Coronavirus (Covid-19) has also been confirmed in Nepal. After testing three people who came to Nepal from the UK this month, a new infection of Covid-19) has been confirmed.

Six people from the UK were confirmed to have corona infection in the first week of December. But due to the lack of gene sequencing, it was not clear whether there was a new type or not.

According to the Ministry of Health and Population, three samples were sent to a Hong Kong laboratory on December 27 due to negative S-gene targets. New variants have been confirmed in all three samples.

A new type of virus has been found in 28-year-old women, 32-year-old and 67-year-old men. Among them, 28-year-old women and 32-year-old men have been negative while 67-year-old men have been positive.

But he has no symptoms, said a spokesman for the health ministry. Jageshwar Gautam has stated.

What is the new coronavirus variant?

A new strain of coronavirus (Covid-19) was found in the southeastern part of the UK in December. It is found to be 50 percent more contagious than the common corona. Experts warn that many people could be affected by the rapid spread.

The other effects, however, are similar to those of ordinary corona. However, experts say that further study is needed to reach a conclusion.

How did the new coronavirus variant come out?

According to experts, the virus is becoming more powerful over time due to weather, favorable environment or other reasons. The process by which a virus transforms itself is called a mutation.

Scientists have said that the coronavirus in the body of a weak person has become more powerful and when the same virus is transmitted to another person, a new type may have formed.

Another type of coronavirus variant was also seen in South Africa. Many countries have banned travel to the UK and South Africa since the new Corona was introduced.

How to reinfections new coronavirus variant?

The new type of coronavirus variant is highly contagious because it is spread through the air. Ordinary corona diffuses slightly from the air, but newer types spread more from the air. Although this is a preliminary estimate. So far this has not been confirmed.

According to scientists, new types can be avoided by following the criteria of wearing a mask, maintaining physical distance, and using a sanitizer.

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