• The Lambda variant accounts for nearly 82 percent of the coronavirus case samples reported in the country of Peru during May and June
According to a statement given by the health ministry of the United Kingdom, the newly identified strain of COVID-19 called ‘Lambda’ is much more dreadful than the Delta variant. It further said that this deadly variant has been detected in over 30 countries in the past four weeks.
A report by The Star said the UK Health Ministry on Monday made a tweet which read as “The Lambda strain was reported to have originated from Peru, the country with the highest mortality rate in the world.”
The Health Ministry had linked the report by the Australian news portal news.com.au where it had said the Lambda strain had been detected in the United Kingdom reported The Star.
Euro News citing a report by the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) said the Lambda variant accounts for nearly 82 percent of the coronavirus case samples reported in the country of Peru during May and June.