Breaking News: Brazil COVID ‘variant of concern’ discovered in UK
As ever with this pandemic no time to rest on our laurels with breaking news. This evening with a very worrying new variant on our shores. It’s absolutely right Isabel, this is a Manaus variant of the Brazilian strain of this virus.
Manaus of course a city in brazil we understand that three cases of this particular. Variant has been detected on the shores of Scotland. These were all identified in three passengers who? arrived in Scotland on flights from London and Aberdeen their original destination, hasn’t yet been mentioned.
They then self-isolated from the dis from those destinations. But they then went on to test positive those. Tests were then sent off to a screening laboratory. It was there found to be considered to be this concerning variant.
We also know that passengers on board. That flight is said to have been contacted by the public. Health officials in Scotland and told to self-isolate. All three of those people with those cases have finished their period of self-isolation.
Now after having tested positive we understand. This is also in addition to three further people. Who have tested a positive for this particular variant in south Gloucestershire. We understand that further community.
Testing is now going to take place in that specific area to try. Pinpoint exactly how far it’s spread. Thanks for visit our website The News Today TNT.