New variant coronavirus was first identified in the UK in the first week of September. This more contagious virus has already appeared in many European countries, Canada, and also in Japan.
What Does New Variant Mean?
Coronavirus new variant was first identified in a few parts of England. The cause of the new variant is the sharp rise in the confirmed cases of coronavirus in Southeast & East England and London. Health officials have confirmed that two-third of patients of coronavirus in these areas have caught a new contagious variant. Office for National Statistics has also confirmed this information.
- Catching three things at one time means a new variant coronavirus has appeared
- Rapidly replacing the other less contagious variants of Covid-19
- The new variant has some special mutations and it affects the part of coronavirus
Scientific labs in the UK have already shown that these mutations have enough power to destroy more cells
BBC’s Health & Correspondent Officer James Gallagher said “these three things are pointing towards a virus that is more contagious and spread easily.
Brief Report on Coronavirus New Variant
New variant covid-19 has been identified in Spain, Switzerland, France, and Sweden. All the cases reported in these countries are directly related to the UK. Health Officials of Ontario, Canada said “new variant of Covid has identified in a couple and a strange thing about it that they have no travel history.”
Japan has passed the policy for non-residential people and foreign people are banned to enter the country from Monday. International flights are called close for a month.
After confirming 5 coronavirus cases in passengers who were arrived from the UK, Japan has confirmed two more cases of the new variant. In these two cases, the new variant has domestically transmitted in one person.
The red highlights of the new variant coronavirus have triggered strict travelling restrictions all-around the world. Some EU countries have started to vaccinate their patients against more contagious new variant on Sunday.
Health Officials in North-East Germany have said that “they have no time to wait for another day for the distribution of new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. We are starting by immunizing the vaccine in elderly residents of Halberstadt’s nursing house.”
The Stat news agency of Hungary has confirmed that the first vaccine of the new variant was immunized to the doctor of Del-Pest Central Hospital. The authorities of Slovakia also confirm the distribution of vaccines to control the sharp rise of Corona cases.
Ursula Von Der Leyen (Head of EU Commission) has uploaded a celebration video of vaccine rollout on Twitter with a heartwarming caption “Touching Moment of Unity”.
Scientists have confirmed that a new variant of coronavirus comes from the UK because the country has a powerful surveillance system.
The new variant of Covid-19 is more contagious and transferable than its previous versions. Health experts have said that “this new variant is not any more dangerous for the people who were affected from corona once.”
Coronavirus New Variant Spread Worldwide
The new variant identified in the couple in Canada is the residents of Durham, Toronto. The couple is now self-isolating under the supervision of health authorities.
New variants reported to people from Japan are also self-isolating. One is a pilot in his early 30’s, he returned to Japan from a flight to the UK, and a woman in his early 20’s also from the UK. Kyodo News reports that the pilot’s family members have no travelling history.
A strict travel suspension on Japan is starting from Monday. According to this suspension, Japanese national and non-Japanese citizens are allowed to return to the country. Business people are also allowed to enter the country mainly travelling from small Asian airlines.
In Madrid, Spain four cases of the new variant are confirmed. All four are from the UK and none of them is seriously ill. Switzerland has announced the confirmation of three cases of new variant and two are known as British citizens. Thousands of British tourists entered the country because Switzerland is the alone country in the EU that is keeping its ski slopes open for Christmas and New Year.
France banned its border with the UK after the confirmation of the first case of a new variant but open its borders again for EU travelers on Wednesday. France travelling authorities have made it compulsory for everyone to provide reports of the negative test before entering.
France has also confirmed its first case of the new variant. The health ministry said “the patient is the French citizen in the Central town of Tours. He went to London for an official trip and arrived on December 19. Ministry has confirmed that the man living in the UK was asymptomatic and now in quarantine in his house.
The Health agency of Sweden said that “a traveler was ill and have strains of the new variant. He was too returned from his trip to the UK and now self-isolating in house.”
New cases of the new variant in Denmark, Italy, Germany, Australia, and the Netherland were reported earlier this week.
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