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South Africa: Covid-19 Variants – First Detected in India and UK – Hit South African Shores

May 9, 2021
South Africa’s Health Ministry has officially confirmed the presence of the B.1.617.2 variant of Covid-19, which was discovered in India, and another variant first detected in the UK. Minister Zweli Mkhize says new variant threats are a concern and the government is discussing potential travel regulations, following ‘appropriate consultations’. On the evening of Saturday 8