WHO: Delta variant of COVID-19 reported in over 98 countries, regions

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The highly contagious Delta variant, first detected in India, has been reported in over 98 countries and regions, said the World Health Organization (WHO) during a regular press briefing at its headquarters in Geneva on Friday.

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