Aslıhan DOĞRU -TDO- In France, 1 person found a faster-spreading variant of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19), detected in South Africa.
In Shanghai, China, a 23-year-old female patient became the first case in the United Kingdom to contract the mutated type of the new type of coronavirus (Covid-19).
A statement issued by the French Ministry of Health said that a person who has been to South Africa on the Swiss border of the Haut-Rhin region in the northerneast of the country has found a faster-spreading type of Covid-19 in the country.
It was stated that the patient tested positive in Switzerland on the symptoms have seen and that the virus was the same as the type '501.V2' seen in South Africa.
The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said the 23-year-old female patient was the first case in China to be found to have contracted this mutated form of Covid-19.
The woman who contracted the new type of virus returned from the UK on December 14th and is being investigated to identify people she had contact with, officials said.