The Iranian well being minister has accused London of hiding the reality in regards to the mutated variant of the novel Coronavirus after a 71-year-old girl with no journey historical past died of the UK pressure.
Saeed Namaki mentioned the incident proves that that the mutated variant of the virus has unfold within the nation.
“I had already predicted that the mutated pressure of the virus would get into the nation,” he mentioned.
The minister famous that Britain had lied in regards to the severity of the an infection that the brand new variant of the virus could cause.
“Within the early days, the UK lied and mentioned the brand new virus may unfold between 30-70 p.c quicker. Nevertheless, I informed my colleagues that the mutated variant can undoubtedly unfold a number of instances quicker, and can even infect and kill individuals approach quicker than what British officers have mentioned,” he famous.
The minister mentioned the UK has, sadly, confessed to the excessive contagion energy of the virus solely lately.
He urged Iranian authorities to maintain tighter controls on the nation’s border entry factors to curb additional unfold of the virus.