Vietnam tests positive for COVID-19 A cross between India and England.
Nguyen Thanh Long, Minister of Health of Vietnam Online newspaper VnExpress reported on Saturday that The country has detected a new strain of coronavirus. It is a combination of the Covid-19 strain of India and the UK that spreads rapidly through the air. Online newspaper VnExpress reports.
After nearly a year of successfully controlling the coronavirus Vietnam is battling a faster-spreading epidemic. Nearly 3,600 people have been infected in 31 of 63 cities. and various provinces since late April This accounts for more than half of the country̵7;s total number of infections. “After using gene sequencing in newly diagnosed patients, We have discovered a new variant that combines India and England,” said Nguyen Thanh Long. It is an Indian variant with a mutation that originally belonged to the UK variant,” he said.
VnExpress quoted Long as saying that Vietnam will soon announce the newly discovered variable to the world. Vietnam has previously reported seven strains of the virus: B.1.222, B.1.619, D614G, B.1.1.7 (UK variant), B.1.351, A.23.1 and B.1.617.2 (Indian variant). ) laboratory culture of the new variable which is more contagious than previously known species Revealed that the virus reproduces itself very quickly. By explaining why so many new patients showed up in different places in such a short period of time, Long was quoted as saying. The Southeast Asian country has recorded 6,396 coronavirus cases so far, with 47 deaths.