Lineage B.1.526

Table 1 | Summary of lineage & sub-lineages

Lineage Most common countries Earliest date Number designated Number assigned Travel History Description
B.1.526 United States of America 99.0%, Singapore 1.0%, Japan 0.0%, United Kingdom 0.0% 2020-11-23 124 594 A lineage predominantly circulating in New York but with a few exports to other countries. Characterised by spike mutations T95I and D253G, plus others. The most frequent spike mutation pattern is L5F T95I D253G E484K D614G A701V, with a smaller fraction having S477N instead of E484K. Spike mutation E484K is present in about half of this lineage (as of 2021-02-10)