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The Deputy Minister of Public Health of the Community of Madrid, Antonio Zapatero, said this Friday that the Indian variant of the coronavirus “could become predominant in the coming weeks” in Spain and has affirmed that there is community transmission of this strain: “This week 18 cases of the delta variant, known as the Indian variant, have been detected. They are added to the four cases from last week, so we have 22 cases, and several pending sequencing, “said Zapatero, who has reproached the Government:” There is still no effective control in Barajas. ” Zapatero has also explained that the Community will advance the second dose of AstraZeneca to those over 60 years of age and vulnerable people within 11 weeks of the first – instead of 12 – due to the boom in variants.

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