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World 18 Feb 2021 | 12:39 PM

India to test travellers from Brazil, South Africa, UK after detecting new virus strains

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will make COVID-19 molecular tests mandatory for people arriving directly or indirectly from the United Kingdom, South Africa and Brazil in a bid to contain the spread of more infectious virus variants found in those countries.

World 02 Feb 2021 | 4:09 AM

Lithuania confirms first case of coronavirus variant detected in UK

VILNIUS, Feb. 1 (Xinhua) -- Lithuania's Health Ministry confirmed on Monday the country's first case of the coronavirus variant identified in Britain, local media reported.