France confirms first case of Indian strain of coronavirus

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Benoit Elbaud told BFM TV channel journalists about the first confirmed case of a local resident with an Indian strain of coronavirus, according to the lava of the regional health agency of the New Aquitaine region in southwestern France.

It is clarified that the first infected turned out to be a Frenchman who returned to his homeland from India.

“The first confirmed case was recorded in the department of Law and Garona … based on the results of research in the laboratory of Toulouse … We suspect that this variant of the coronavirus is more infectious and more resistant to vaccines,” Elbod said.

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