PM defends border regime as hunt for person with Brazilian Covid-19 strain continues.

Boris Johnson has defended the Government’s measures to prevent new variants being imported into the country, despite the detection of cases of the Brazilian strain of coronavirus.

A NATIONWIDE search is underway on Monday for a mystery person infected with the Brazilian variant of Coronavirus, which ministers have branded a "concern" because it may be more resistant to vaccines.

Vaccines Minister Nadhim Zahawi said a massive effort is underway to locate the missing Covid patient and that they need to be found "as soon as possible" so measures can be taken to squash any outbreak.

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HUNT FOR MYSTERY SOURCE Brazilian Covid strain is a ‘concern’ as vaccine minister urges anyone who got test on Feb 12 and 13 to come forward
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