Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong
Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: mutated variant from India found in 10 Hong Kong Covid-19 cases

  • Seven of the cases arrived on a flight from New Delhi on April 4, though those might prove the tip of the iceberg, as the University of Hong Kong is now conducting genome sequencing on passenger samples
  • Screening for mutations linked to that variant now standard practice in Hong Kong Covid-19 surveillance, authorities say

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong
Mutated versions of the coronavirus have put city health officials on high alert, with one untraceable case resulting in the evacuation of entire housing block on Thursday night. Photo: Winson Wong
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