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New sub lineage of Delta variant detected in SL

Another sub lineage of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has been detected in Sri Lanka, according to a tweet by Sri Jayewardenepura University’s Allergy, Immunology, and Cell Biology Unit Director Dr. Chandima Jeewandara.

The sub lineage has been assigned as B.1.617.2.104.

This development comes in addition to the detection of the B.1.617.2.28 sub lineage of the Delta variant earlier.