Over 2,300 cases of India

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2021-05-20

"Thisshowsthenewvariantisnottendingtopenetrateintoolder,vaccinatedgroupsanditunderlinesagaintheimportanceofgettingthejabespecially--butnotonly--amongstthevulnerableagegroups,",May17(Xinhua)--Atotalof2,323casesofthecoronavirusvariantfirstdetectedinIndiahavebeenrecordedinBritain,,thelowerhouseofBritishParliament,HancocksaidthevariantisnowthedominantstrainofthevirusinBoltonandBlackburnwithDarwen,bothinnorthwestEngland,,inBoltonandBlackburnwithDarwen,casesofthevarianthavedoubledlastweek."InBlackburn,hospitalizationsarestablewitheightpeoplecurrentlyinhospitalwithCOVID,andinBolton19peoplearenowinhospitalwithcoronavirus--themajorityofwhomareeligibleforavaccinebuthaventyethadavaccine,"hesaid."Thisshowsthenewvariantisnottendingtopenetrateintoolder,vaccinatedgroupsanditunderlinesagaintheimportanceofgettingthejabespecially--butnotonly--amongstthevulnerableagegroups."Hancockhassaidthereisa"highdegreeofconfidence"thatthecurrentCOVIDvaccineswillbeeffectiveagainsttheIndia-relatedvariant,buttheviruscould"spreadlikewildfire"amongthosewhohavenothadajab."Whilewealsodonthavethecompletepictureontheimpactofthevaccine,theearlylaboratorydatafromOxfordUniversitycorroboratestheevidencefromBoltonHospitalandtheinitialobservationaldatafromIndiathatvaccinesareeffectiveagainstthisvariant,"sremarkscameasthelockdownfurthereasedonMondayacrossBritaindespiteconcernsoverrisksposedbycoronavirusvariants,,pubs,barsandrestaurantsinEnglandarepermittedtoopenindoors,whileindoorentertainmentresumed,includingcinemas,museumsandchildren,ccine,,Britainis"stillnotoutofthewoods"amidconcernsovernewvariants,particularlythosefirstemergedinSouthAfrica,BrazilandIndia,,countriessuchasBritain,China,Russia,theUnitedStatesaswellastheEuropeanUnionhavebeenracingagainsttimetorolloutcoronavirusvaccines.。