HEALTH experts searching for the missing Brazilian variant Covid case have narrowed it down to one of 379 households in the South East, the Health Secretary has confirmed.
Matt Hancock today addressed MPs in the House of Commons and stated that people in the South East were being contacted.
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Residents living in five postcodes have been urged to get tested for Covid after six people were found to have been infected with the mutant bug in England and Scotland.
Officials are also searching for passengers who were on the Swiss Air flight LX318 from Sao Paulo to Heathrow, via Zurich, which landed on February 10.
But the Health Secretary has defended the Government’s border arrangements following the detection of the cases of the worrying Manaus variant.
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