A new variant of the coronavirus has been detected in France amidst rising cases by the Omicron variant.
The new coronavirus variant by ‘IHU’ contains more mutations than the Omicron variant.
The variant has been discovered at the IHU Mediterranee Infection.
The newly detected variant can be identified using PCR tests different from the Delta and Omicron variants.
The researchers have associated the new variant of the virus with the African country Cameroon.
France has seen twelve infections caused by this newly arrived variant in the country,
The latest variant was detected when France saw higher infections from the coronavirus.
Last week, France recorded more than 200,000 cases.
The French health ministry has warned that the cases in France can go up to 300,000 in the coming days.