Argentine health authorities Monday reported having detected the presence of the South African and Indian strains of the coronavirus in travelers who have arrived into the country over the past few days.2 comments
A new variant of the Brazilian coronavirus has been identified this week, according to Rio de Janeiro health authorities.Add your comment!
France's government has banned all flights to/from Brazil effective following the increase of covid-19 cases of the Manaus strain detected in the European nation.
Coronavirus experts in Brazil Wednesday admitted a new variant of the coronavirus' Manaus version had been identified, as concern about a worsening situation mounted.
Argentina's Science Ministry Monday confirmed community circulation of the Manaus strain in the country had been established. The new variant is said to be more contagious and others also dare suggest it is even more lethal. Of the various Sars-CoV-2 strains known to science, only the South African one remains to be spotted in the country.
The Uruguayan government will discuss this Tuesday a radical reduction of mobility in the midst of a new wave of Covid-19 cases. This Monday, the highest number of new cases was detected, with almost 2,700 confirmed cases and a positivity rate of 18%, and the community spread of the Brazillian P-1 variant of the virus was confirmed.
New Covid-19 infections in Latin America are still rising, particularly in Brazil where a resurgence has caused record daily deaths, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Wednesday.
U.K. health officials are anxious to trace one of six individuals infected with a more contagious variant of the coronavirus, initially identified in Brazil. Up to six cases of the new strain — dubbed P.1 and considered a “variant of concern” by global health experts — have been detected in the U.K., with three cases in Scotland and three in England.
A coronavirus variant of concern first detected in Brazil has now been found in the UK. Three cases have been detected in England and separately three in Scotland. In England, officials are still trying to track down one of those who tested positive for the new variant.
Brazil's health ministry confirmed on Sunday cases of the UK variant of the novel coronavirus in two states and in the federal district of Brasília. However, the government said it has not yet confirmed cases of the South African variant.