First case of South Africa variant reported in Karnataka

The first case of COVID-19 infection from South Africa variant has been detected in Karnataka. The State health department has confirmed in its bulletin about variant case. A total of 64 United Kingdom returnees have tested positive and 26 are primary contacts of these 64 people.

As per results of tests done on international passengers till March 10, one person has been tested positive for the South African strain of coronavirus.

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