The British variant of COVID 19 could spread across the country; there could be more severe variants developed in the country.

The British B117 corona variant has further spread in the country.; Dr Chandanamali Punchihewa stated.

This variety has already been reported from Avissawella, Kuliyapitiya, Wadduwa, Ratmalana, Polgassovita etc., and this variety may have spread to other parts of the country as well; she further added.

She points out that this is a very dangerous situation and that the spread of this strain is very rapid and if so, even more, severe strains could occur in the future.

She said these while joining an interview on a youtube channel.