Received: 12 April 2022
Accepted: 25 August 2022
First Online: 20 September 2022
: Ethical approval is not required as samples from suspected COVID-19 patients were collected and tested at the NILMRC but not in BCSIR. However, the whole-genome sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 was approved by the human research ethics committee of the National Institute of Laboratory Medicine and Referral Center (NILMRC), Memorandum: NILMRC/2020/001, Project code: 224125200.
: Consents were taken from all the participants for this publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.