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First 6 cases of new Covid strain found in India as UK returnees test positive

IndiaTimes Tuesday, 29 December 2020 ()
India has reported the first six cases of mutant Coronavirus strain as six returnees from the United Kingdom tested positive, the health ministry informed on Tuesday. Out of the six returnees, three have been shifted to Bengaluru's NIMHANS, two in Hyderabad's Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), and one to National Institute of Virology, Pune.
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