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WA adds to cases of UK coronavirus strain detected in returned travellers across the country – SBS News

WA Premier Mark McGowan on Tuesday confirmed three people in Perth hotel quarantine had now been found to have the more transmissible variant.

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Australia has recorded more cases of the highly infectious COVID-19 variant which has forced England into lockdown.
WA Premier Mark McGowan on Tuesday confirmed three people in Perth hotel quarantine had now been found to have the more transmissible variant after NSW, Victoria and South Australia had all previously recorded cases in returned overseas travellers.
The UK variant is believed to be up to 70 per cent more infectious than the original, causing havoc in England and prompting British Prime…

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