The deadly coronavirus variant has been found in Bangladesh.
Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control and Research (IEDCR) confirmed this on Saturday.
ASM Alamgir, the chief scientific officer of the government’s disease control agency, said the variant has been detected after a sample tested at Evercare Hospital in the capital.
But how many people are bearing this kind of variant is not clear yet, he said.
The World Health Organization (WHO) said that the India variant has been found in over a dozen countries.