Health Experts Have Expressed Concern Over The UK’s New Strain Of Coronavirus

Experts believe it may cause more deaths

It’s follows a warning from the British Prime Minister it could be 30 percent more deadly than the original.

The Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan says the variant now accounts for over 60 per cent of recent cases in the Republic.

Meanwhile 52 more people with Covid-19 have died here and there are 2,371 new cases.

UCC Public Health Professor Ivan Perry says increased transmissibility leads to more deaths:


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