The new strain of the coronavirus has reached more than 20 countries around the world, including India, Pakistan, and Canada, and has infected many people.

The new strain of coronavirus was first introduced in the UK, has recently reached India and Pakistan, affecting these countries, and is rapidly spreading.

Three new cases of the new corona have been reported in Karachi, Pakistan, and officials say the men had just returned to Pakistan from the UK and are now under close surveillance.

Afghanistan have not yet reported or detected the new spreading variant.

The new variant of the coronavirus has also arrived in the United States and infected a person there, the individual is said to be having no travel records.

The American government has reportedly said, that they are preparing to work on the preventions of the new virus strain in the country.

The following countries are among those that have reported variants of the novel coronavirus.

Switzerland

Switzerland has documented five cases of the variant from Britain and two cases of the South African mutation, a health ministry official said on Tuesday, adding he anticipates more cases will emerge.

Denmark

Authorities reported, Denmark has identified 33 infections with the variant spreading in Britain, authorities said on December 24.

France

France, with the highest number of coronavirus cases in the European Union, recorded the new variant in a Frenchman who had traveled to England.

India

India found Six cases of the COVID-19 variant on a flight from Britain, India will like to extend a flight ban for preventing the disease from further spread.

Japan

This Monday, Japan announced the variant found in southern Africa, the first of such discovery in a nation that already identified more than a dozen cases of the variant in Britain.

South Korea

South Korea reported three cases of the new variant detected in travelers who entered the country.

Norway

2 people who had traveled to England were announced positive for the COVID-19 variant.

Australia

Two travelers from Britain were found carrying the new variant.

Jordan

Jordan detected the variant in two individuals and banned travels to and from English until January 3rd, 2021.

Germany

A person who was traveled from England was tested positive for the new variant.

Italy

On December 20th Italy reported 1 individual carrying the new virus variant first detected in England.

Portugal

On the island of Madeira in Portugal a new variant was found, the regional civil protection authority said.

Finland

In Finland, two people contracted the new coronavirus variant found in England.

Sweden

Sweden said the variant circulating in Britain had been detected after a traveler from England fell ill in after arrival.

Canada

Canadian health officials confirm two cases of the new variant.

Chile

Chile said on Tuesday it had recorded its first case of the British variant, and officials were prompted to take action on closing its borders.

Ireland

Ireland detected its first patient with a new covid-19 variant on Christmas day.

Lebanon

Lebanon detected its first case of a variant of the coronavirus on a flight that arrived from England.

Singapore

12 people so far tested positive for the new Variant, the country announced on December 3rd.

Israel

Israel detected Four cases , and three were returnees from England.

UAE

Limited number of cases detected, Khalij Times reported.

British department of health says the new variant is believed to have been carried by Two students who returned from Hong Kong.

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  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.