A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Vietnam detects new ‘hybrid’ UK-India variant; Malaysia reports record daily increase with 9,020 new cases

  • Laboratory cultures of the more-transmissible new variant revealed that it is able to replicate itself very quickly, according to reports
  • Meanwhile, Malaysia reported the fifth straight day of record new infections and fresh cases in India fell to their lowest level in more than six weeks

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP
A health worker wearing protective gear takes a swab sample for Covid-19 testing at a school in Hanoi this month. Photo: AFP
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