A strain of Covid-19 that combines delta and omicron was found in Cyprus,according to Leondios Kostrikis, professor of biological sciences at the University of Cyprus

"There are currently omicron and delta co-infections and we found this strain that is a combination of these two," Kostrikis said in an interview

The discovery was named "deltacron" due to the identification of omicron-like genetic signatures within the delta genomes

Kostrikis and his team have identified 25 such cases of DELTACRON Strain

Meanwhile India reports 1,79,723 new Covid cases, 146 deaths in last 24 hours with Omicron tally at 4,003

The country will start administering the booster vaccine dose against the virus to the health care workers and people above 60 years of age with co-morbidities from today.

Reminder SMS have been sent to healthcare and frontline workers and citizens over 60 years of age for their Precaution Covid-19 vaccine Doses

According To An Official source , Covid vaccination certificates issued in the five poll-bound states will not have Prime Minister Narendra Modi's photo.