New mutation of the coronavirus and banning travel abroad

LONDON — Faced with a new mutation of the coronavirus with “significantly faster” transmission rates, Prime Minister Boris Johnson tightened pandemic restrictions, including banning travel abroad in some parts of the country and rolling back relaxed rules over the holiday period.The new mutation, or variants, was first detected in southeast England in September and is becoming more prevalent in new cases. England’s Chief medical officer Chris Whitty said scientists consider this new strain to move more quickly between people.

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