India detects first case of ‘dangerous’ Omicron subvariant BQ.1 in Maharashtra1 min read . Updated: 18 Oct 2022, 11:27 AM IST
- Maharashtra surveillance officer said Pradeep Awate cited the detection and added that high-risk patients should follow precautions
India on Tuesday detected the first case of Omicron subvariant BQ.1 in Pune, Maharashtra. The BQ.1 is a descendant of BA.5, which is behind the 60% Covid cases in the US.
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