THE ROYAL Mail has been asked to help find the mystery person with the Brazil variant of Covid in England.

This morning vaccine minister, Nadhim Zahawi, said that the postal service will be helping to locate the individual with the Brazilian variant.

He said the Royal Mail help with the effort to track down the person who tested positive for the specific variant but did not give any further details. 

Read here: Brazilian Covid variant: How close is the new variant to Oxfordshire?

Speaking to BBC Breakfast this morning, the vaccines minister said: "They could have had a home test kit or a test kit provided to them by their local authority.

"But they didn't fill in the contact details.

"We are working with the postal service to try and get other data to try and locate them, and this appeal is a belt and braces to try and make sure we locate them as quickly as possible."

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