France, March 16: French Ministry of Health announced the discovery of a new strain of Corona virus that appeared in the Brittany region.
The ministry said in a statement posted on its website late yesterday evening, Monday, that the initial analyzes have not yet revealed whether this strain is more dangerous or more rapidly spreading than others.
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The statement added that the new strain was discovered in outbreak foci at a medical center in Lanyon.
France recorded 333 deaths and 6,471 new cases of Coronavirus during the past 24 hours