Covid has killed more than 100,000 people in the UK since the start of the pandemic, and the daily death figures are still incredibly high. Analysis has now revealed that patients of the new coronavirus variant may be more likely to develop sore throats, fatigue, muscle pain, and coughs.
The UK is currently in the middle of a third national lockdown, after a sharp rise in Covid cases after Christmas.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered England's lockdown on January 4, in an address to the nation.
Since then, the daily number of new coronavirus cases has started to fall, although it's still very high.
It's now been revealed that there could be subtle differences to the symptoms associated with the new Covid variant.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Patients reported more coughs, sore throats, fatigue, and muscle pain when infected with the coronavirus variant.
They were also less likely to have a loss of smell or taste, according to the Office for National Statistics survey.
Generally, new variant patients reported more symptoms in total, it also revealed.
The findings come after the Government's New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group (NERVTAG) warned that the new strain may be more deadly than the original coronavirus.
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