A research conducted by University of Sri Jayewardenepura has revealed that Delta variant was responsible for 95.8% of COVID-19 infections in Sri Lanka.
The USJP researchers have investigated the prevalence of different SARS-CoV-2 variants in different provinces in Sri Lanka.
The study was carried out by USJ researchers including Prof. Neelika Malavige, Dr. Chandima Jeewandara from the Allergy, Immunology and Cell Biology Unit of the Department of Immunology Molecular and Molecular Medicine of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
It showed that delta variant was responsible for 95.8% infections in Sri Lanka and delta prevalence was between 84% to 100% in different provinces.
Our latest findings : Delta variant was responsible for 95.8% of Covid-19 infections in Sri Lanka at present (based on the samples received)— Chandima Jeewandara (@chandi2012) September 10, 2021