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UK Coronavirus Strain Detected in At Least 60 Countries: WHO

A woman holding umbrella crosses a street at the Bank Junction, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, January 5, 2021. (Image: Reuters)

A woman holding umbrella crosses a street at the Bank Junction, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in London, Britain, January 5, 2021. (Image: Reuters)

he South African variant, which like the UK strain is believed to be more infectious, has now been reported in 23 countries and territories, the WHO said in a statement. 

The UK coronavirus strain has been detected in at least 60 countries, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, 10 more than a week ago. The South African variant, which like the UK strain is believed to be more infectious, has now been reported in 23 countries and territories, the WHO said in a statement. 

first published:January 20, 2021, 10:22 IST