The regional health agency (ARS) of Bouches-du-Rhône announced it on Saturday January 9. “A cluster of the British variant of Covid-19 has been discovered in the city center of Marseille, specifies the journalist of France Televisions, Alexandra Lay, in duplex from the city. This is what motivated the prefecture for this passage of the curfew at 6 p.m. “ The situation is considered worrying.
Five people residing in the United Kingdom, but of French nationality, are concerned. They returned for the end of year celebrations in France. “46 people have been declared contact cases, 23 tested positive for Covid-19, only one so far with the British variant. But the sequencing investigations continue for the other people”, add the journalist. The authorities fear that all of these people are carriers of the variant and, in fact, caution remains in the region.
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