Covid: Delta variant 'around 60% more transmissible than Alpha variant' | ITV News



The Delta variant is 60% more transmissible than the Alpha (Kent) variant, new data from Public Health England (PHE) shows.

Cases of the Covid variant, which was first identified in India, are estimated to be doubling every four and a half days in parts of England.

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