Covid update: 2nd new virus variant reaches UK; India-Russia summit cancelled
From another new variant of the coronavirus reaching the United Kingdom, to multiple states in India reimposing night curfew - here are the top news updates on the Covid-19 pandemic. The Indian government said that several infected people with serious conditions were going to hospital late, which was leading to more complications, and a higher death rate. The government of the United States of America (USA) is seeking crores of additional vaccine doses, as per reports. Meanwhile, the UK said that it had detected a new variant of the virus which was first discovered in South Africa. This variant is more infectious than the first mutant virus found in the UK recently. Watch the full video for the other updates on the spread of the Sars-CoV-2 coronavirus.