Union Health Ministry confirming the detection of the Brazilian & South African variants of coronavirus in the country, Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi Wednesday attacked the government & said it is being grossly negligent & over confident about Covid-19.
“GOI is being grossly negligent and over confident about Covid-19. It’s not over yet,” Mr Gandhi said in a tweet.
5 persons who returned recently to India have been detected with the infectious Covid-19 variants found in Brazil and South African, the health ministry had said on Tuesday.
Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General, Indian Council of Medical Research, said the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomic Consortia (INSACOG) had detected the South Africa variant, associated with the faster spread of novel coronavirus infection, in 4 persons in January, while another person had been detected with the infectious Brazil variant of SARS-CoV-2 virus earlier this month.