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France’s Veran: around 10 cases in France of UK virus variant

French Health Minister Olivier Veran at the Hotel Dieu hospital in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – France has seen about a dozen cases of the more contagious variant of the coronavirus first identified in the United Kingdom, Health Minister Olivier Veran said on Tuesday.

Veran also told RTL radio that the high level of coronavirus infections in France made easing current COVID-19 related restrictions unlikely.

(Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

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