According to the latest data, there are now more Delta B16172 variant cases sequenced in the last 28 days (14,839) than Alpha B117 variant cases (14,328).


🧬 28-Day variant sequencing summary:

Delta India 2 #B16172 📈 14,839 cases sequenced in the last 28 days (49.68% of cases)
Alpha UK Kent #B117 📉 14,328 (47.97%)
• UK/Greece/Chad #AV1 📉 98 (0.33%)
• UK/West Africa 2 #B11318 📉 76 (0.25%)
Beta South Africa #B1351 📉 56 (0.19%)

(as of 3 June 2021 – source: COG UK)





🧬 Weekly variant sequencing summary:

Delta India 2 #B16172 📈 5,600 cases
Alpha UK Kent #B117 📉 3,825 cases

(as of 3 June 2021 – source: COG UK)





🧬 Weekly variants recorded by Public Health England:

Delta India 2 #B16172 📈 5,472 cases (vs 3,535 the previous week)
Alpha UK Kent #B117 📉 3,720 (vs 5,431)
• UK/Greece/Chad #AV1 📉 24 (vs 52)
Beta South Africa #B1351 📉 16 (vs 32)
• UK/West Africa 2 #B11318 📉 15 (vs 32)

(as of 3 June 2021 – source: PHE)





🧬 Full #Variants sequencing data available at: https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/covid-19-variants/

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🗃️ Sources: @CovidGenomicsUK & @PHE_uk



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