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US News What we know about the different cases of Indian variant detected in France

10:40  30 april  2021
10:40  30 april  2021 Source:   lexpress.fr

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Three cases due to the variant come from India were detected in the Lot-et-Garonne and the Bouches-du-Rhône. Other suspected cases are being investigated, including a person hospitalized in Bordeaux.

Une technicienne travaille sur le séquençage du génome du Sars-CoV-2 et de ses variants à l'Institut Pasteur, le 21 janvier 2021 à Paris © afp.com/christophe archambault a technician works on the sequencing of the SARS-COV-2 genome and its variants at the Institut Pasteur, January 21, 2021 in Paris

Three cases of CVVID Indian Variant-19 Have been detected in metropolitan France , announced Thursday the Ministry of Health in a statement.

This variant B.1.617, detected for the first time in India, suspected of being more contagious than the previous strains of the coronavirus, is judged partly responsible for a second devastating epidemic wave in India. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced Tuesday that this mutation of the virus had been identified in 17 countries, many of which in Europe.

COVID-19. A first case of Indian variant identified in Switzerland

 COVID-19. A first case of Indian variant identified in Switzerland © Jérôme Fouquet / West-France The Indian variant was detected in Switzerland (photo of illustration). This case has been detected in a person in transit at one of the country's airports, indicate the health authorities. A first case of the Indian variant of COVID-19 , responsible for an epidemic outbreak in India, was detected in Switzerland , announced on Saturday, April 24, the health authorities of that country.

It is present in three departments, including two in metropolitan France

The Minister of Health Olivier Véran indicated Tuesday that "no case of variant of Indian origin" had been detected "in metropolitan France", only Two cases in Guadeloupe have so far been confirmed.

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But two days later, the Regional Health Agency (ARS) of New Aquitaine announced at the end of the afternoon a first case of this variant in Lot-et-Garonne. According to the department, "two other cases were detected in Bouches-du-Rhône".

it was detected on patients who returned from India

concerning the case in Lot-et-Garonne, the "sequencing was made in Toulouse on a patient who had returned from India and who did a test because he had to leave abroad, "said Benoît Ellebode, Regional Director of the ARS, guest on BFMTV and CNEWS . "It has been identified that it was the Indian variant and therefore the entire retrotracting, isolation and protection device of all persons has been set up vis-à-vis that Indian variant," said the Regional Director .

COVID-19. The tests will be widely reinforced for the start of the school year

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"This is a woman residing in the department", "symptomatic", who "has been positive tested on April 9, and isolated himself with his family at his home," says the statement of the Ministry of the Health. "Only one of the identified risk contacts became positive during his isolation," he says.

The two cases in the Bouches-du-Rhône concern "two people arriving from India, without link one with the other", "quarantined immediately after their arrival" and "positive tested at the very beginning of their quarantine respectively on 19 and 27 April ".

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"To date, several other suspicions of Variant B.1.617 infection have been reported in France in people who have stayed in India. Investigations reinforced by the ARS and sequencing of the samples (...) are in progress, "adds the department. Positive RT-PCR test results for a person returning from India in the last 14 days, or having been in close contact with a person returning from India, must now be subjected to "prioritized and accelerated" sequencing, reported the Parisien Monday .

COVID-19: the Indian variant detected in Switzerland

 COVID-19: the Indian variant detected in Switzerland © provided by the point U n first case of the Indian variant of COVID-19, responsible for an epidemic outbreak in India , was detected in Switzerland , announced Saturday the health authorities of this country. "The first case of the CVIV-19 Indian variant has been detected in Switzerland," announced in a Tweet the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. It stated that the case had been detected in "a passenger who arrived in Switzerland after transiting through a European airport." This new int

on CNEWS, Benoît Ellebode indicated that a case in Bordeaux was suspected. "The virus is being sequenced at the Bordeaux Chu and we will have the answer normally tomorrow" Friday, "he added.

The British variant remains dominant in France

in France, the head of the overwhelming majority of contaminations is the varying of British origin (82.7%), while the so-called South African and Brazilian variants represent 5% of the Case, according to the latest screening results published Thursday by Public Health France in its weekly epidemiological point.


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Describe in resuscitation in France, New Delhi always confined ... The point on coronavirus .
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