The latest variant sequence counts show that the number of 𝗗𝗲𝗹𝘁𝗮 variant B16172 cases sequenced in the last 28 days has progressed beyond the 𝟲𝟬% mark to 𝟭𝟵,𝟲𝟯𝟯 while the 𝗔𝗹𝗽𝗵𝗮 variant B117 slipped further to 𝟯𝟳.𝟴𝟴% of sequenced cases.


🧬 28-Day variant sequencing summary:

Delta India 2 #B16172 📈 𝟭𝟵,𝟲𝟯𝟯 cases sequenced in the last 28 days (60.05% of all cases)
Alpha UK Kent #B117 📉 𝟭𝟮,𝟯𝟴𝟲 (37.88%)
• UK/Greece/Chad #AV1 ↔️ 𝟵𝟲 (0.29%)
• UK/West Africa 2 #B11318 ↔️ 𝟳𝟵 (0.24%)

(as of 8 June 2021 – source: COG UK)





🧬 Weekly variant sequencing summary:

Delta India 2 #B16172 📈 8,854
Alpha UK Kent #B117 📉 2,685

(as of 8 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/

🦠 Full #COVID19 data available at: https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/covid19/

🗃️ Sources: @CovidGenomicsUK & @PHE_uk




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