There is no significant difference between the new and old coronavirus strains. Such a statement made the Deputy Director of the National Center for Diseases Control.
“However, the Lugar Lab will carefully study the distinction of the mutated COVID-19 strain and suspicious cases related to it. It is hard to imagine that new coronavirus strain will spread faster than what we had about three weeks ago.
I want once again called for wearing face masks and observing social distance since no other better protection exists to slow the infection spread”, - said Paata Imnadze.