The Kent B117 variant keeps decreasing on a daily basis: now 𝟲𝟴.𝟱𝟲% of all sequenced cases in 28 days, while the India 2 B16172 variant reaches 𝟮𝟴% with 𝟲,𝟳𝟵𝟲 cases. It was 𝟭,𝟲𝟬𝟰 cases on 12 May (+𝟯𝟮𝟯.𝟲%).


🧬 Variant Summary:

  • UK Kent #B117 📈 16,637 cases in the last 28 days (68.56% of new cases ↘️)
  • India 2 #B16172 📈 6,796 (28% ↗️)
  • India 1 #B16171 ↔️ 143 (0.59% ↘️)
  • South Africa #B1351 📈 126 (0.52% ↘️)



Full variant data available at: https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/covid-19-variants/


(Source: @CovidGenomicsUK)



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