COVID: Almost 1 in 5 of new cases are British variant

(ANSA) – ROME, FEB 12 – The new, more contagious British
variant of COVID-19 currently accounts for almost one in five of
the new cases of the coronavirus in Italy, 17.8%, according to
the preliminary results of a ‘flash survey’ by the health
ministry and the Higher Health Institute (ISS) along with
regional laboratories.
    That compares to a prevalence of 20-25% in France and 30% in
Germany.
    It said the variant is likely to become the prevalent form of
COVID in the coming months.
    It stressed that the COVID vaccines “remain effective against
the mutated virus”. (ANSA).
   

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