YEREVAN. – Another 12 complete coronavirus genomes were transcribed in Armenia using the third generation sequencing, the Ministry of Health informed Armenian News-NEWS.am about this.
The samples were provided by the National Center for Disease Control and Prevention on March 18.
In contrast to the January research, COVID-19’s British strain (B.1.1.7, VOC-202012/01) was detected in 10 of these 12 samples.
The total number of coronavirus cases in Armenia is currently 194,852, and the number of deaths is 4,456.