$INO HEALTH AND SCIENCE Cyprus reportedly discovers a Covid variant that combines omicron and delta PUBLISHED SAT, JAN 8 2022 5:03 PM EST UPDATED 51 MIN AGO Jessica Bursztynsky @JBURSZ WATCH LIVE KEY POINTS A researcher in Cyprus has discovered a strain of the coronavirus that combines the delta and omicron variant, Bloomberg News reported Saturday. Leondios Kostrikis, professor of biological sciences at the University of Cyprus, called the strain "deltacron." It's still too early to tell whether there are more cases of the strain or what impacts it could have.