France & Japan: Due to multiple mutations world discovered the new variant of coronavirus. This new mutant is spreading faster than the previous . Recently, Japan and France both find the first case of the new variant.
France has found the first case of the new variant
The French health ministry stated that the patient was a French citizen in the central town of Tours who had arrived from London on December 19. They confirmed that he was asymptomatic then suddenly tested positive. He is currently self-isolating at home.
Japan has found the first case of the new variant
The Japan health ministry confirmed its first case of the new variant of coronavirus identified in the United Kingdom. They said, ” The five people arrived between December 18 and December 21, A man in his 60s caught fatigue, but the other four were without symptoms.
Health Minister Norihisa Tamura announced that these five people went to quarantine. They are isolated and under surveillance. After tested positive National Institute of Infectious Diseases, they have ascertained that those five people have been identified with the new variant found in the United Kingdom.
France and Japan closed their borders
France and Japan both closed their borders to restrict the spread of the new variant. Reports say that “Shigeru Omi, head of the government task force, called for tighter border control to prevent new variants.”
On the other hand, other countries have also reported cases of the new variant. Countries like Denmark, Australia and the Netherlands have confirmed their first case of the new variant. This new mutant is 70-per cent more transferable and contagious than previous. They tend to more susceptible in children than adults. According to studies, it is asymptomatic to fatal. Social distancing and precautions are the best cure. Hence our health and safety in our sanitised hands.