New variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly in the south east of England

NEWS DESK- England has been subject to the highest restrictions since last Wednesday as a new variant of the coronavirus was identified in the country. These The new variant of the novel coronavirus spread rapidly in the south-east of England.

British Health Secretary Matt Hancock told Parliament that “quick and decisive” action would be required in view of the new variant. The WHO has also confirmed this

Some countries have announced the end of air travel to and from the UK. a report said. The first thing that did this was the Netherlands. Belgium followed suit and said it would suspend flights to the UK for 24 hours on Monday (December 21).

Italy is also planning to end air traffic with the UK, while the Czech Republic has announced a 10-day quarantine for travelers from the UK

The BBC has reported that Ireland is also expected to ban flights and ferries. Germany and France are also reportedly considering measures.

This weekend, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new level of restrictions, known as Tier 4, in response to the new variant.

While it is reportedly up to 70 percent more transmissible, there is currently no evidence that it is more deadly or resistant to vaccines than the more common strain of COVID-19.

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