For the primary time in Japan, a replacement strain of coronavirus has been identified, consistent with the country’s health ministry.
A report within the Nikkei newspaper on Sunday said the new type had been identified among three citizens employed at a workplace within the eastern province of Sittwe. Who came in touch with an individual infected with a replacement sort of virus. All those identified are currently undergoing treatment.
So far, a replacement strain of coronavirus has been identified in 74 people within the country.
Since the new virus was identified, Japanese authorities have stopped issuing new visas to foreign nationals from December 26 to February 8. Now only Japanese citizens and foreigners with long-term visas who are permanently residing within the country are being allowed to enter the region.
On 14 December, Matt Hancock, the UK’s Secretary of State for Health and Social Services, said British scientists had identified a replacement strain of coronavirus that would be the rationale behind the high infection rate in south-east England.
Hancock said the newly discovered sort of virus within the initial analysis is capable of spreading faster than any previous type.
At an emergency press conference on December 19, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the new strain of coronavirus might be 80 percent more contagious than the previous one.