Covid variant with higher transmissibility rate detected in Sri Lanka

Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - 17:50

A new variant of Covid-19(B.1.258 lineage) that has a higher transmissibility rate, has been detected in Sri Lanka.

Dr. Chandima Jeewandara, University of Sri Jayawardenapura states that this new variant has been spreading in the UK, Denmark, Iceland, Germany & Switzerland.

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