The number of ๐——๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜๐—ฎ variant B16172 cases sequenced in the last 28 days is approaching the ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฌ% mark to reach ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ,๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿณ cases while the ๐—”๐—น๐—ฝ๐—ต๐—ฎ variant B117 retreats to barely ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต% of sequenced cases.


๐Ÿงฌ 28-Day variant sequencing summary:

โ€ข Delta India 2 #B16172 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ,๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿณ cases sequenced in the last 28 days (69.19% of all cases)
โ€ข Alpha UK Kent #B117 ๐Ÿ“‰ ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ,๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿด๐Ÿฏ (29.09%)
โ€ข UK/Greece/Chad #AV1 ๐Ÿ“‰ ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฒ (0.21%)
โ€ข UK/West Africa 2 #B11318 ๐Ÿ“‰๏ธ ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฌ (0.19%)

(as of 11 June 2021 โ€“ source: COG UK)





๐Ÿงฌ Weekly variant sequencing summary:

โ€ข Delta India 2 #B16172 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿต,๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿต
โ€ข Alpha UK Kent #B117 ๐Ÿ“‰ ๐Ÿฎ,๐Ÿด๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฐ

(as of 11 June 2021 โ€“ source: COG UK)








๐Ÿงฌ Weekly variants recorded by Public Health England:

According to the latest PHE data, the number of Delta variant cases recorded has jumped by... ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฒ.๐Ÿฏ% in a week (from 5,472 cases to ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต,๐Ÿด๐Ÿต๐Ÿฎ). Also important to note โ€“ and to keep an eye on, is the Gamma variant which ravages Brazil and most of South America that also jumped by ๐Ÿด๐Ÿด๐Ÿฌ% but to a smallest measure (from 5 cases to ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿต).

โ€ข Delta India 2 #B16172 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿต,๐Ÿด๐Ÿต๐Ÿฎ cases (vs 5,472 the previous week | ย โ†—๏ธ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฒ.๐Ÿฏ%)
โ€ข Alpha UK Kent #B117 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿต,๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿฐ (vs 3,720 | โ†˜๏ธ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฑ.๐Ÿฑ%)
โ€ข Beta South Africa #B1351 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿฌ (vs 16 | โ†—๏ธ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฑ%)
โ€ข Gamma Brazil #P1 ๐Ÿ“ˆ ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿต (vs 5 | โ†—๏ธ๐Ÿด๐Ÿด๐Ÿฌ%)

(as of 11 June 2021 โ€“ source: PHE)








๐Ÿงฌ Full #Variants sequencing data available at: https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/covid-19-variants/

๐Ÿฆ  Full #COVID19 data available at: https://vip.politicsmeanspolitics.com/covid19/

๐Ÿ—ƒ๏ธ Sources: @CovidGenomicsUK & @PHE_uk




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