Frequency of local UK variant doubles to 30% in weeks

By , Daily Memphian Updated: March 23, 2021 8:57 AM CT | Published: March 23, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Cases of COVID-19 fell steadily in January and February. The plateau now is very likely due to the U.K. variant pulling the numbers up again, Dr. Manoj Jain says.


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