‘Must be seriously worried,’ experts caution as India reports 76 COVID XBB 1.16 variants1 min read 18 Mar 2023, 04:07 PM IST
Several experts are of the opinion that XBB 1.16 is behind the sudden rise in COVID infection
The XBB 1.16 variant of COVID-19 has been found in 76 samples across several states in India, according to data from the Indian SARS-CoV-2 Genomics Consortium (INSACOG). And, noting that the recent rise in COVID-19 cases in India can be attributed to this variant, experts stated that ‘the whole world must be seriously worried’.
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