THE MYSTERY person infected with a Covid variant of concern, first found in Brazil, has been found.

Last week it was announced that there were six cases of the P.1 variant (Brazilian variant), found in the UK - but one of the cases was still unknown.

Scientists believe the variant appears to be more contagious and there are also some concerns that vaccines may not be as effective against it.

The person, who lives in Croydon, has been traced, as have their contacts.

NHS England's Prof Stephen Powis, however, has said vaccines can be 'rapidly adapted'