BCG COVID-19 Delta Insights Compendium

December 5, 2021

Delta has changed the COVID-19 outlook and calculus
We are all likely to become exposed to Delta or its successor. Delta is the most dangerous variant to date with:

  • 2-2.5x more transmissible than original strain
  • Infection hospitalization rate (IHR) comparable to original strain for <50 but at least 2x for >501
  • Infection fatality rate for unvaccinated 65+ group may be ~6% (or higher) based on UK data

It remains mild for children, despite risk we’ll overrun many pediatric ICUs. The vaccines are extremely effective at preventing hospitalization and fatalities. It can impact community spread, but likely not prevent almost everyone from getting it. Delta surges likely in regions below 95% protection (vaccinated/natural immunity).

Care for Farmers & Fisherfolks

Vrutti’s response to COVID-19

Vrutti is working with farmers, fisherfolk, and marginalised communities in selected locations across seven states.join hands with Vrutti in their  endeavour to support the communities who feed us with farm produce, fish and services that make our lives run.

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