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Indian Covid variant: which countries have highest infection rates?

Some data suggests variant has ‘increased transmissibility’ compared with other strains * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverage The World Health Organization said on Tuesday the Indian Covid-19 variant was a global concern, with some data suggesting the variant has “increased transmissibility” compared with other strains. Outside India, the UK has recorded the highest number of cases of the Indian variant, at 1,587 cases to date. The US, Singapore and Germany are the only other countries to have sequenced more than 100 cases of the B.1.617+ variant, according to the Gisaid Initiative. Continue reading...

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