Reopening untouched by several finds of South African variety


Infection with the South African corona variant has been seen in the North-West district of Copenhagen. It does not hit reopening.

It does not affect Monday’s partial reopening of schools and shops that several cases of a South African corona variant have been found in Copenhagen’s Northwest district.

This is what Anette Lykke Petri, director of the Danish Agency for Patient Safety, says.

– Not as the picture looks now, she says, after it emerged on Friday that infected people have been found in two households. How many infected there are, she does not want to answer.

Question: Can it happen if there are many cases?

– Then the situation is different, and then we have to reconsider. But fortunately there are relatively few cases of the variant in Denmark, and they are geographically very widespread – just except in the Northwest, says Anette Lykke Petri.

According to Anette Lykke Petri, there is no immediate sign that there has been a greater spread in the local area.

– There is nothing to suggest that in our interviews. But we have just gone out now with a massive test effort, where the local area is encouraged to test, to find out if there has been further infection, she says.

/ ritzau /


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