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Covid-19: New coronavirus variant discovered in France

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Filed on March 16, 2021 | Last updated on March 16, 2021 at 10.27 am

The new variant had been found in a cluster of cases in a hospital centre

A new coronavirus variant has been found in the French region of Brittany, said the French health ministry in a statement late on Monday, adding that initial analysis did not show this new variant to be more serious or transmissible than others.

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The health ministry said the new variant had been found in a cluster of cases in a hospital centre in Lannion.





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