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BBC, 02 Mar 2021
The dates for potential lockdown easing in England edge closer and vaccines have begun to have a noticeable impact. But as news emerges that the Brazilian variant has arrived in the UK, what impact will it have on the roadmap? Please subscribe HERE

Health officials are trying to trace one person in England who has been infected with a concerning variant of coronavirus first found in Brazil.

They are one of six cases of the P1 variant found in the UK in February.

The person is understood to have used a home testing kit but did not complete a registration form - prompting an appeal for anyone without a result from a test on 12 or 13 February to come forward.

Political Editor Nick Watt reports.

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