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Covid 19: Slight increase in Indian variant cases in NI – BBC News

There are 16 cases of the Indian Covid-19 variant in Northern Ireland, BBC News NI understands.



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By Marie-Louise ConnollyBBC News NI Health Correspondent
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image captionMore cases of the Indian variant have been identified in NI
There has been a slight increase in the number of Indian variant cases in Northern Ireland.
BBC News NI understands there are now 16 cases. Last week 12 cases were confirmed.
The Public Health Agency said it would not comment until the official figures are published on Thursday.
While the Indian variant is thought to be more transmissible,…

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