“Delta” variant of Covid-19 in the Landes department: 31 confirmed cases and “around twenty” others

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French health authorities are racing to contain scattered cases of the more contagious #delta virus variant, as the country prepares to reopen its borders to vaccinated visitors and celebrates plunging #COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates. Health Minister Olivier Veran said Sunday that France has multiple clusters of the #variant, first identified in #India, notably in the southwest #Landes region. Speaking on BFM television, #Veran said the variant hadn’t spread widely into the community and that health investigators are working to trace cases and stop their spread.

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