UK cases of Covid variant from India more than double in week

LONDON: The number of UK cases of a worrying coronavirus variant from India more than doubled for a second week as authorities also monitor a new mutation of the virus, adding fresh doubt to UK plans to fully unlock the economy. Health officials have now detected 3,424 cases of the B1.617.2 variant, also known as … Read more

More than 2,300 people in UK infected with India Covid strain

LONDON: The highly transmissible India variant of coronavirus has now been found in 86 districts across the UK, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said, as he urged the public to stay cautious when meeting friends indoors. Authorities have identified 2,323 cases of the variant as of Monday, with cases doubling in the past week in Bolton … Read more