Hancock: Easing of remaining lockdown restrictions could be impacted by variants transmissibility

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    Matt Hancock said that work was still continuing to assess the transmissibility of the variant first identified in India is, and whether that would impact any future easing of restrictions.

    The Health Secretary said a variant of the virus detected in the northern county of Yorkshire represented only a very small number of cases, and there was no indication that it was more dangerous or transmissible.

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