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Lithuania confirms UK coronavirus variant

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

A person in Lithuania has been diagnosed with the British variant of the coronavirus, the Health Ministry confirmed on Monday. “A woman from Vilnius tested positive for COVID-19 in early January. On January 12, the National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) sent the sample for sequencing to a laboratory in Rotterdam, the Netherlands,” Vytautas Beniusis, the ministry’s spokesman, told BNS. “On January 27, the NPHL received a confirmation that the sample…