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Algeria Finds First Cases of Indian Coronavirus Variant

Algeria Finds First Cases of Indian Coronavirus Variant

Monday, 3 May, 2021 - 18:30
People wearing protective masks walk past the La Grande Poste (main post office) building in the center of the capital Algiers, Algeria, Aug. 12, 2020. (AFP)

Algeria has detected its first cases of the coronavirus variant first discovered in India, state research center Pasteur Institute said on Monday.


Six cases of the variant have been confirmed in the coastal province of Tipaza, some 70 km (43.75 miles) west of the capital, Algiers, it said in a statement.


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