“The cases of concern first identified in Manaus (P. 1) are recorded in the UK,” the report says.
In the two cases identified in England, the patients came from Brazil. The third infected person is not connected with recent travel; the history of his contacts is being clarified. Three more cases of infection were recorded in Scotland and are not related to cases in England.
“It is important to remember that COVID-19, regardless of its variant, spreads equally. This means that the measures to prevent its spread do not change. Stay at home and, if you need to go outside for important reasons, cover your nose and mouth, wash your hands thoroughly and keep your distance,” the department recommended.the department recommended.
Since the beginning of the pandemic coronavirus in the UK has been confirmed in more than 4.1 million people, the total number of deceased has reached 122 849. On 4 January in England imposed a national lockdown, the third the same strict as the first. It is expected that, depending on the situation, restrictions on social contacts may be lifted by June 21.