Britain recorded a new record for Coronavirus infections today, Tuesday, with 36,804 cases and 691 new deaths.
According to the World Meter website, which monitors the Corona pandemic developments, the total number of Corona cases in Britain reached 2110314, and the total deaths 68307.
On December 14, British Health Minister Matt Hancock announced that British scientists had discovered a new Coronavirus strain that may cause the disease to spread so rapidly in southeast England.
The minister added that this mutation of the virus surpasses previous mutations in the spread speed and that initial information indicates that it may be 70% more contagious than it.
Source: “Reuters” + RT