THE number of known cases of the so-called Indian variant in Scotland have increased four-fold in a weekaccompanied by a table filled with COVID-19 vaccines..The horizon, and they seem to be helping our southern neighbours.?
The latest breakdown of variants detected across the UK reveals that 136 infections caused by the B1.617.2 strain have been found in Scotland, up from 35 a week ago.s office said at 10:40 p.m. Tuesday.?
The variant – one of three subtypes of the ‘double mutant’ first detected in India – is believed to be around 20-60%?more transmissible than the previously dominant Kent variant.
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