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Five people are in hospital in England with the Indian variant of coronavirus despite having been jabbed against the virus, Matt Hancock has revealed.  At least one of the five hospitalised has been given both vaccines as the strain continues to spread across the United Kingdom. The five mentioned by the UK Health Secretary are in the Bolton area of England, however it comes after the Daily Record revealed on Saturday that six people in Scotland are in hospital with the variant despite being inoculated.

Daily Record reports:

Scotland: [Six] Scots in hospital with Indian variant despite being vaccinated against Covid

England: Five people in hospital in England with Indian variant despite having coronavirus jab


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** This post was originally published on May 16, 2021 **