Singapore and Denmark confirm cases of new COVID-19 variant strain spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom – ABC News

Singapore has confirmed one case, while 11 others in quarantine have returned preliminarily positive results.

Denmark has identified 33 infections with the new strain.

“There is currently no evidence that the B117 strain is circulating in the community,” Singapore’s health ministry said late on Wednesday, referring to the new, potentially more infectious UK strain. Source: Singapore and Denmark confirm cases of new COVID-19 variant strain spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom – ABC News