Taiwan reports first case of new coronavirus variant found in Britain

Staff wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walk past shops at the Taipei’s Taoyuan International Airport, in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan reported on Wednesday its first case of a new coronavirus variant discovered in Britain, in a person who returned to the island on Sunday and whose infection had previously been confirmed.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)