South African coronavirus variant found in Ukraine – health minister

PUBLISHED: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:08:39 GMT
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KYIV, April 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine has confirmed some cases of the novel coronavirus variant that was first discovered in South Africa, Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said on Thursday.

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“In two of our regions the South African strain of coronavirus has been found,” he told a local TV channel. (Reporting by Natalia Zinets; editing by Matthias Williams)

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