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COVID-19: Indian variant 'around 40% more transmissible' than Kent strain, Matt Hancock says

Sky, 06 Jun 2021
The Indian (Delta) variant of COVID-19 is 40% more transmissible than the Kent (Alpha) strain, Matt Hancock has told Sky News.

The Health Secretary said the new variant had made decisions behind the 21 June unlocking of restrictions "more difficult".

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