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First US case of more infectious ‘double mutant’ Indian covid variant is identified in California 

First US case of more infectious ‘double mutant’ covid variant that emerged in India is identified in California Researchers at Stanford University confirmed what is believed to be the first U.S. case of a coronavirus variant that emerged in India Indian authorities have referred to it as a ‘double mutant’ because it has two mutations… Read More »

Coronavirus case numbers ‘remain unchanged’ in England

The level of coronavirus among the community in England remains “unchanged” for the week to 25 August, the Office for National Statistics suggests. Its latest survey of people in households estimates there were around 2,000 new cases of coronavirus per day. This suggests that, despite outbreaks in some local areas, overall case numbers remain stable.… Read More »

Case of Ontario man who ignored COVID-19 quarantine order shows challenges of crucial contact tracing

Article content continued The public-health department of Peel region west of Toronto said Wednesday it typically manages to reach contacts within 24 to 48 hours of a case being identified. At the peak of the pandemic the unit had 237 staff doing contact tracing, though that number had dwindled to 190 by the end of… Read More »