After Omicron and IHU, another variant of the COVID-19 was detected and this time the new variant, Deltacron was detected in Cyprus.

The new variant is said to have a similar genetic background to the Delta variant, as well as some of the mutations from Omicron.

Media reports have said that as per experts it is not something to be worried about at the “moment”.

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Of 25 samples taken in Cyprus, 10 mutations from Omicron were found in the Deltacron.

As per reports, Dr Leondios Kostrikis, the head of the laboratory of biotechnology and molecular virology at the University of Cyprus, had said that the mutation frequency among hospitalized patients was found to be higher.

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He said that there could be a correlation between the new variant and hospitalizations.

Cyprus’s Health Minister Michalis Hadjipandelas, however, claimed that the new variant was not something to worry about at the moment.


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