Indian variant: Government concern at speed of growth – BBC News

https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-57109660

Local and regional restrictions to tackle the Indian Covid variant cannot be ruled out, the government has said, as it expressed concern over the speed of the variant’s spread in England.

It said “economic and social” restrictions could be reimposed in parts of England if necessary.

Public Health England has recorded 1,313 UK cases of the Indian variant.