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New COVID-19 variant discovered in France's Brittany region

New COVID-19 variant discovered in France's Brittany region

The health ministry said the new variant had been found in a cluster of cases in a hospital centre in Lannion

A new coronavirus variant has been found in the French region of Brittany, said the French health ministry in a statement late on Monday, adding that initial analysis did not show this new variant to be more serious or transmissible than others. The health ministry said the new variant had been found in a cluster of cases in a hospital centre in Lannion.