Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered at on 26 March 2020.

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Photo of Andrew Slaughter Andrew Slaughter Labour, Hammersmith

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, which strain of covid-19 is most prevalent in the UK at the present time.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Holding answer received on 19 March 2020

There is currently no concept of different strains. There are very few differences and a low genetic diversity in the COVID19 from across the world and the viruses recovered from the United Kingdom are typical of this.

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