B.1.1.7 2021-10-25



Description

Initially a UK lineage, associated with a variant of concern with N501Y, P681H and numerous other mutations. Evidence of having higher transmissibility than other lineage resulting in rapid growth in the UK and internationally.
This webpage is generated using publically available sequence data from GISAID, shared by international sequencing efforts.

Table 1 | Summary of B.1.1.7 data

Statistic Information
Countries with sequences 174
Sequence count 1043835
Countries United Kingdom 255976, United States of America 208380, Germany 101756, Sweden 63611, Denmark 61610, Japan 45682, Netherlands 29499, France 28189, Canada 27850, Spain 23211, Italy 22067, Switzerland 20791, Belgium 20646, Poland 15097, Ireland 14599, Norway 13662, Slovenia 8144, Israel 7038, Finland 6450, Greece 5305, Luxembourg 4551, Slovakia 4506, Czech Republic 4411, Portugal 4367, Croatia 4119, Lithuania 4107, India 3353, Latvia 3144, Estonia 3122, Bulgaria 3051, Austria 2826, Turkey 2007, Thailand 1825, Mexico 1695, Philippines 1535, Puerto Rico 893, Romania 865, South Korea 830, Cambodia 780, Lebanon 683, Brazil 648, Kenya 632, Iceland 558, Aruba 551, Australia 527, Sint Maarten 436, Pakistan 371, United Arab Emirates 369, Russia 356, Ghana 327, Curaçao 316, North Macedonia 289, Argentina 283, Martinique 242, Nigeria 222, Ecuador 211, Gibraltar 205, Chile 204, South Africa 197, Qatar 194, Jamaica 191, Singapore 186, Bonaire 183, Kazakhstan 171, New Zealand 144, Costa Rica 142, Oman 133, Angola 129, U.S. Virgin Islands 124, Canary Islands 123, Sri Lanka 122, Guadeloupe 120, Malta 112, Ukraine 110, Jordan 109, Morocco 103, Reunion 98, Guam 95, Colombia 93, Iraq 91, Georgia 90, Bangladesh 90, Bosnia and Herzegovina 74, Djibouti 74, Indonesia 70, French Guiana 59, The Bahamas 59, Bahrain 57, Taiwan 55, Montenegro 54, Republic of Serbia 53, Afghanistan 51, Hong Kong 47, Iran 47, Suriname 46, Gabon 44, Gambia 43, Benin 36, Malaysia 33, Moldova 32, Togo 30, Cote d'Ivoire 30, Guinea 29, Cayman Islands 29, Hungary 28, Albania 27, Panama 27, Palestine 27, Kosovo 26, Guinea-Bissau 26, Saint Lucia 25, Peru 24, Madagascar 24, Kuwait 23, Belize 23, Senegal 20, Republic of the Congo 19, China 18, Guatemala 18, Uganda 17, Dominican Republic 16, Egypt 15, Liechtenstein 14, Barbados 14, Maldives 13, Ethiopia 12, Cameroon 11, Belarus 11, Vietnam 10, Wallis and Futuna Islands 10, Central African Republic 10, Cyprus 10, Armenia 9, Antigua and Barbuda 9, Rwanda 7, Andorra 7, Algeria 6, Somalia 6, Paraguay 6, Venezuela 6, Democratic Republic of the Congo 5, Trinidad and Tobago 5, Cabo Verde 4, Fiji 4, Liberia 4, Saudi Arabia 4, Malawi 4, Monaco 3, Tunisia 3, El Salvador 3, Northern Mariana Islands 3, Seychelles 3, Turks and Caicos Islands 3, Azerbaijan 3, South Sudan 2, Uzbekistan 2, Mayotte 2, Nepal 2, Zambia 2, Montserrat 2, Anguilla 2, Myanmar 2, Burundi 1, Burkina Faso 1, Haiti 1, Crimea 1, Libya 1, Niger 1, Bermuda 1, Sudan 1, Dominica 1, Honduras 1, Mozambique 1, Faroe Islands 1
First detected United Kingdom
Earliest sample date 2020-09-03
Defining SNPs aa:orf1ab:T1001I
aa:orf1ab:A1708D
aa:orf1ab:I2230T
del:11288:9
del:21765:6
del:21991:3
aa:S:N501Y
aa:S:A570D
aa:S:P681H
aa:S:T716I
aa:S:S982A
aa:S:D1118H
aa:Orf8:Q27*
aa:Orf8:R52I
aa:Orf8:Y73C
aa:N:D3L
aa:N:S235F

Figure 1 | Cumulative sequence count over time B.1.1.7

Bars show the number of new sequences on GISAID over time, binned by epi-week. The line shows the cumulative number of sequences over time.


Figure 2 | Date of earliest_B.1.1.7 detected

Schematic map showing the date of the first sequence sample date in each country containing the lineage. Darker countries have earlier first sample dates.


Figure 3 | Map of B.1.1.7 sequence counts

Map showing the logged number of sequences of the variant in each country. Countries with more sequences are shown in darker colours.


Figure 4 | Sequence count per country B.1.1.7

The number of sequences of the lineage recorded in each country. The height of the bar is the logged number and the numbers above the bar are the raw counts.


Figure 5 | Frequency B.1.1.7 in sequences produced since first new variant reported per country

The overall frequency of the lineage, defined as the number of sequences assigned the lineage divided by the total number of sequences from that country in the time since the variant was first sequenced in that country.


Figure 6 | B.1.1.7 count per continent

Seven day rolling average of sequence counts per continent. Please note that recent declines may be due to delay in reporting rather than reflecting a change in the underlying virus population.


Figure 7 | Rolling average B.1.1.7 frequency per continent

Seven day rolling average of frequency of sequences of the lineage of interest. Frequency is calculated by dividing the number of sequences of the lineage of interest by the total sequences for each continent for each day.


Figure 9 | Air traffic by destination B.1.1.7

The number of ticketed origin-to-destination journeys from London airports to countries outside the United Kingdom during October 2020.

Colours indicate numbers of published genomes of B.1.1.7 deposited on GISAID. Grey bars indicate countries that have reported the presence of the variant but have not yet published B.1.1.7 sequences on GISAID. White bars indicate countries with no reports of B.1.1.7.

Flight data come from the International Air Transportation Association that capture anonymized, passenger-level flight itinerary data, comprising both commercial flights and scheduled charter flights. These data account for ~90% of global air travel volumes, with the remaining volumes modelled using market intelligence. We report data from destinations including >5,000 passengers.

Note that flight data reflects final-destination on a booked journey, we cannot account for instances where two separate tickets were purchased.



Table 2 | Reported B.1.1.7 imports | Country count: 114




Country Earliest report Date local transmission Local transmission Method of surveillance Source
United States of America 2020-12-27 2020-12-27 1 SGTF https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/12/29/colorado-reports-first-known-us-case-new-covid-strain-uk/4079697001/ | https://twitter.com/K_G_Andersen/status/1344825028370567169/photo/1
Denmark 2020-11-14 1 community_sequencing https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-55382212
Australia 2020-12-20 0 travellers https://www.dw.com/en/covid-19-more-countries-detect-mutated-uk-coronavirus-variant/a-56009203
United Kingdom 2020-09-20 2020-09-20 1 community_sequencing https://virological.org/t/preliminary-genomic-characterisation-of-an-emergent-sars-cov-2-lineage-in-the-uk-defined-by-a-novel-set-of-spike-mutations/563
Turkey 2021-01-01 2021-01-22 1 community_sequencing https://www.dailysabah.com/turkey/virus-variants-spread-to-23-provinces-in-turkey-amid-warnings/news; https://twitter.com/CoronaTurkey/status/1352612954454298624 | https://www.cnnturk.com/video/turkiye/son-dakika-haberi-bakan-koca-acikladi-15-kiside-mutasyonlu-virus-ingiltereden-girisler-tamamen-durduruldu-video
Belgium 2020-12-20 2021-01-12 1 https://www.brusselstimes.com/news/belgium-all-news/146288/netherlands-bans-flights-from-uk-over-new-covid-mutation-found-coronavirus-van-ranst-who/
Canada 2020-12-26 2020-12-26 1 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-confirms-first-cases-covid19-uk-variant-1.5855361
Chile 2020-12-22 2021-01-13 1 travellers https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-britain-variants-f/chile-records-first-case-of-british-variant-of-coronavirus-health-ministry-idUSKBN2931CS & https://twitter.com/Tele13_Radio/status/1349452813760389123?s=20
China 2020-12-04 2021-01-19 1 community_sequencing https://www.bjnews.com.cn/detail/161113300215924.html | http://weekly.chinacdc.cn/en/article/doi/10.46234/ccdcw2020.270 | https://www.globaltimes.cn/page/202101/1211644.shtml
Finland 2020-12-28 0 travellers https://yle.fi/uutiset/osasto/news/new_uk_variant_covid_strain_detected_in_finland/11716211
France 2020-12-19 2021-01-06 1 https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/12/26/france-confirms-first-case-of-new-coronavirus-variant | https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/1/6/Hong-Kong-detects-UK-COVID-19-variant-from-Manila-outbound-passenger-.html
Germany 2020-11-27 2020-11-27 1 travellers https://www.ms.niedersachsen.de/startseite/service_kontakt/presseinformationen/variante-des-corona-virus-aus-grossbritannien-erstmals-in-niedersachsen-nachgewiesen-195841.html
Iceland 2020-12-21 0 travellers https://icelandmonitor.mbl.is/news/news/2020/12/30/eleven_recent_cases_of_british_variant_of_coronavir/
India 2020-12-18 0 travellers https://www.republicworld.com/india-news/general-news/maharashtra-8-patients-detected-with-uk-variant-of-covid-19-5-from-mumbai.html
Ireland 2020-12-25 2020-12-29 1 travellers https://www.independent.ie/world-news/coronavirus/new-uk-variant-of-covid-19-confirmed-in-ireland-while-1025-new-cases-and-two-further-deaths-confirmed-39900087.html | https://www.thejournal.ie/uk-strain-coronavirus-b117-ireland-third-wave-5314440-Jan2021/
Israel 2020-12-23 2021-01-01 1 https://www.timesofisrael.com/health-officials-fear-mutant-strain-spreading-as-they-examine-dozens-of-tests/ | https://menafn.com/1101373506/Mutant-COVID-19-variant-affects-18-more-people-in-Israel&source=30
Italy 2020-12-20 2020-12-23 1 https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-new-strain-found-in-denmark-netherlands-and-australia-says-who-12169262 | https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/italy-detects-new-case-of-coronavirus-variant/2086553
Japan 2020-12-25 2021-01-19 1 community_sequencing https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/01/19/national/japan-uk-coronavirus-variant/ | https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/25/japan-reports-cases-coronavirus-variant-spreading-across-uk
Jordan 2020-12-27 0 travellers https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-jordan-coronavirus-variant-cases-minister.html
Lebanon 2020-12-21 0 travellers https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/12/26/france-confirms-first-case-of-new-coronavirus-variant
Malta 2020-12-19 0 travellers https://timesofmalta.com/articles/view/uk-covid-19-variant-detected-in-malta.841925
Netherlands 2020-12-20 2020-12-28 1 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-55382212 | https://www.rivm.nl/en/news/spread-of-uk-coronavirus-variant-in-netherlands
Norway 2020-12-27 2021-01-23 1 community_sequencing https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidnikel/2021/01/23/oslo-shuts-down-as-coronavirus-mutation-strikes-norway/?sh=921026f1faee; https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-france-discovers-its-first-case-of-the-new-coronavirus-variant-after-frenchman-travelled-from-london-12172620
Pakistan 2020-12-29 0 travellers https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/first-confirmed-case-of-new-covid-19-strain-detected-in-pakistan/story-TFLSMYU6WRJ8yToNQfIeyJ.html
Portugal 2020-12-27 2020-12-28 1 travellers https://www.sapo.pt/noticias/atualidade/covid-19-nova-estirpe-e-recente-em-portugal-e_5ff221926def8e5d02b29e94;https://www.portugalresident.com/madeira-registers-first-18-cases-of-new-covid-variant-one-from-lisbon-area/
Singapore 2020-12-23 0 travellers https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/singapore-confirms-1-imported-patient-with-potentially-more-contagious-covid-19-strain
South Korea 2020-12-22 0 travellers https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9091763/S-Korea-accelerate-virus-vaccine-efforts-U-K-variant-detected.html
Spain 2020-12-26 2021-01-08 1 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/dec/26/spain-and-sweden-report-cases-of-uk-covid-variant
Sweden 2020-12-20 2021-01-19 1 community_sequencing https://www.folkhalsomyndigheten.se/smittskydd-beredskap/utbrott/aktuella-utbrott/nya-varianter-av-sars-cov-2/; https://www.svt.se/nyheter/lokalt/sormland/fall-av-den-brittiska-virusvarianten-upptack-i-sormland
Taiwan 2020-12-30 0 travellers https://www.scmp.com/news/china/science/article/3115884/taiwan-reports-its-first-case-mutant-covid-19-strain-found
United Arab Emirates 2020-12-29 0 travellers https://www.khaleejtimes.com/coronavirus-pandemic/new-covid-strain-in-uae-all-we-know-so-far
Switzerland 2020-12-24 2021-01-05 1 https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/fr/home/das-bag/aktuell/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-81829.html | https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/more-variant-covid-19-carriers-detected-in-switzerland/46262070
Brazil 2020-12-21 2021-01-18 1 SGTF https://www.dropbox.com/s/y99g4uw6s7za01c/CADDE%20genomic%20report%2031%20Dec%202020.pdf?dl=0
Vietnam 2020-12-24 0 travellers https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/01/02/vietnam-reports-first-case-new-coronavirus-variant-woman-returning/
Luxembourg 2020-12-29 0 travellers https://covid19.public.lu/fr/actualite-covid-19/communiques/2021/01/02-covid-variante.html
New Zealand 2020-12-25 2021-02-15 1 travellers https://www.rnz.co.nz/news/national/433973/covid-19-update-19-new-imported-cases-in-past-three-days
Hong Kong 2020-12-23 0 travellers https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-hongkong/uk-coronavirus-variant-likely-found-in-hong-kong-as-city-secures-vaccine-supplies-idUKKBN28X1E1
Cyprus 2020-12-20 0 travellers https://cyprus-mail.com/2021/01/03/coronavirus-new-fast-spreading-british-strain-found-in-cyprus/
Thailand 2021-01-03 0 travellers https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2021/01/03/thailand-finds-new-strain-of-covid-19-from-uk-in-four-britons
Greece 2021-01-03 0 travellers https://www.keeptalkinggreece.com/2021/01/03/covid19-mutated-strain-greece-travelers-uk/#.X_IT0OugNCg.twitter
Jamaica 2020-12-21 0 travellers https://www.thestkittsnevisobserver.com/new-corona-strain-arrives-in-jamaica-on-last-uk-flight/
Austria 2021-01-04 2021-01-18 1 community_sequencing https://www.sn.at/panorama/wissen/live-corona-mutationen-sind-in-oesterreich-angekommen-97891537 | https://www.ots.at/presseaussendung/OTS_20210118_OTS0147/anschober-ergebnisse-der-vollsequenzierungen-bestaetigen-b117-verdacht-bei-grossteil-der-geprueften-faelle
Iran 2021-01-05 0 travellers https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/iran-finds-first-case-of-new-virus-variant-in-traveler-from-uk-654329
Philippines 2020-12-22 https://cnnphilippines.com/news/2021/1/6/Hong-Kong-detects-UK-COVID-19-variant-from-Manila-outbound-passenger-.html
Oman 2021-01-05 0 travellers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-oman-idUSKBN29A1G9
Romania 2021-01-08 2021-01-08 1 community_sequencing https://www.barrons.com/news/romania-confirms-first-case-of-new-uk-virus-strain-01610126705?tesla=y
Slovakia 2021-01-05 2021-01-05 1 community_sequencing https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22567045/new-strain-of-coronavirus-from-the-uk-confirmed-in-slovakia.html
Russia 2021-01-10 0 travellers https://www.rferl.org/a/russia-confirms-first-case-of-new-coronavirus-strain/31041057.html
Mexico 2020-12-29 0 travellers https://www.vallartadaily.com/new-coronavirus-strain-first-seen-in-britain-confirmed-in-mexico/
Ecuador 2021-01-06 0 travellers https://www.aa.com.tr/en/americas/ecuador-records-first-case-of-new-coronavirus-variant/2106621
Sri Lanka 2021-01-02 https://www.newsfirst.lk/2021/02/12/uk-covid-strain-found-in-sri-lanka-dr-chandima-jeewandara/
Malaysia 2020-12-28 0 travellers https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/01/11/uk-variant-of-covid-19-has-reached-malaysia-dr-noor-hisham-confirms/1939483
Czech Republic 2021-01-01 GISAIDTravellerToGermanyEPI_ISL_824943
Hungary 2021-01-07 2021-01-07 1 community_sequencing GISAID
Argentina 2021-01-15 2021-02-15 1 community_sequencing https://twitter.com/ProyectoPAIS4/status/1360588381525323778;https://t.co/kSxRa78t6z?amp=1
Ghana 2021-01-18 0 travellers https://twitter.com/gordon_awandare/status/1351235484085846019
Peru 2020-12-31 2020-12-31 1 community_sequencing https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-peru/peru-confirms-case-of-british-variant-of-coronavirus-idUSL1N2JJ26C
Morocco 2021-01-18 0 travellers https://www.dailysabah.com/world/mid-east/morocco-detects-1st-case-of-uk-coronavirus-variant-bans-flights
Poland 2021-01-20 2021-01-20 1 community_sequencing https://twitter.com/genXone_SA/status/1351990700259368965
Trinidad and Tobago 2021-01-21 0 travellers https://twitter.com/CVFCarrington/status/1352569760278523906/photo/1
Latvia 2021-01-12 0 travellers https://bnn-news.com/four-more-cases-of-british-covid-19-variation-found-in-latvia-220958
United Arab Emirates 2020-11-16 0 travellers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-emirates/uae-reports-limited-number-of-cases-of-new-coronavirus-variant-idUKKBN2931RJ?edition-redirect=uk
Bulgaria 2021-01-23 2021-02-03 1 community_sequencing https://sofiaglobe.com/2021/02/03/bulgarias-health-minister-cases-of-suspected-uk-variant-of-covid-19-rising/; https://sofiaglobe.com/2021/01/23/professor-8-cases-of-uk-variant-of-covid-19-found-in-bulgaria/; https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2021/01/23/bulgaria-confirms-first-cases-of-new-coronavirus-variant
Nigeria 2020-12-29 2020-12-29 1 community_sequencing https://twitter.com/acegid/status/1354013208990912512
Gambia 2021-01-14 0 travellers https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-health-coronavirus-gambia-idUSKBN29K0OF
Mayotte 2021-01-09 2021-01-09 1 community_sequencing GISAID
Saint Lucia 2020-12-17 2020-12-17 1 community_sequencing http://www.loopslu.com/content/multiple-cases-uk-covid-variant-confirmed-st-lucia
South Africa 2021-01-28 2021-02-03 1 community_sequencing https://twitter.com/Tuliodna/status/1354737669914423298?s=20
Senegal 2021-01-28 0 community_sequencing https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-senegal/update-2-senegal-confirms-presence-of-uk-coronavirus-variant-idUSL1N2K30W7
Kuwait 2021-01-19 0 travellers https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-kuwait/kuwait-registers-first-cases-of-new-virus-variant-idUSL1N2JU1CP
Georgia 2021-01-04 0 travellers http://www.businessworld.in/article/Georgia-confirms-first-case-of-UK-linked-coronavirus-strain/04-01-2021-361501/
Slovenia 2021-01-25 2021-01-25 1 SGTF https://www.gov.si/en/news/2021-01-27-according-to-the-first-analyses-the-uk-coronavirus-variant-has-not-spread-widely-in-slovenia/
Bangladesh 2021-12-31 community_sequencing GISAID
Barbados 2021-01-26 2021-01-26 1 community_sequencing https://gisbarbados.gov.bb/blog/carpha-confirms-uk-covid-19-variant-in-barbados/#:~:text=The%20Caribbean%20Public%20Health%20Agency%20(CARPHA)%20has%20confirmed
Cayman Islands 2021-01-26 0 travellers https://caymannewsservice.com/2021/01/uk-covid-variant-confirmed-in-travellers/#:~:text=(CNS):%20A%20selection%20of%20COVID-19%20positive%20samples%20were
Croatia 2021-01-20 2021-01-20 1 community_sequencing https://www.telegram.hr/politika-kriminal/potvrdena-prva-tri-slucaja-britanskog-soja-koronavirusa-u-hrvatskoj/
Uruguay 2020-12-20 0 travellers https://www.republica.com.uy/hallaron-la-variante-britanica-del-virus-sars-cov-2-en-uruguay-id810761/
Dominican Republic 2021-01-15 0 travellers https://dominicantoday.com/dr/local/2021/01/15/new-covid-19-strain-confirmed-to-arrive-in-dominican-republic-from-london/
Saudi Arabia 2021-01-12 0 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---12-january-2021
Uzbekistan 2021-02-09 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---09-february-2021
Cambodia 2021-02-09 1 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---09-january-2021
Lithuania 2021-02-09 1 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---09-january-2021
Iraq 2021-02-15 2021-02-15 1 community_sequencing https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210215-iraq-detects-new-uk-based-strain-reimposes-partial-lockdown
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2021-02-09 0 community_sequencng http://www.sarajevotimes.com/new-variant-of-coronavirus-discovered-in-bosnia-and-herzegovina-as-well/
Nepal 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Bhutan 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Estonia 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Aruba 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Kosovo 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Guadeloupe 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Liechtenstein 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
North Macedonia 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Serbia 2021-02-16 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---16-february-2021
Algeria 2021-02-25 community_sequencing https://nationalpost.com/pmn/health-pmn/algeria-detects-first-two-cases-of-uk-coronavirus-variant
Angola 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Azerbaijan 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Bahrain 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Belarus 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Belize 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Brunei 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Costa Rica 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Curaçao 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Indonesia 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Libya 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Mauritania 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
New Caledonia 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Puerto Rico 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Reunion 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Rwanda 2021-03-23 1 community_sequencing GISAID
Saint Barthélemy 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Saint Martin 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Tunisia 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021
Ukraine 2021-03-23 community_sequencing https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/weekly-epidemiological-update---23-march-2021

Table 3 | Raw data for figures




Country Earliest sequence Number of variant sequences Total sequences since first variant sequence
France 2020-09-03 28189 85698
United States Of America 2020-10-25 208380 1192107
Belgium 2020-11-30 20646 53356
Spain 2020-11-08 23211 59246
Slovenia 2020-09-14 8144 28227
Malaysia 2020-12-28 33 3551
United Kingdom 2020-09-20 255976 960912
Poland 2020-12-22 15097 22444
Romania 2021-01-04 865 3964
Germany 2020-11-30 101756 219751
Croatia 2021-01-20 4119 7838
Canada 2020-09-25 27850 115485
Ireland 2020-10-28 14599 32393
Switzerland 2020-11-09 20791 64751
Mexico 2020-12-31 1695 28989
Denmark 2020-11-09 61610 165529
Italy 2020-10-09 22067 55141
Bahrain 2021-02-14 57 798
Suriname 2021-02-18 46 558
Costa Rica 2021-02-22 142 987
Sweden 2020-10-08 63611 108741
Lithuania 2021-02-02 4107 18965
Togo 2021-01-12 30 293
Norway 2020-12-09 13662 26878
Burundi 2021-05-27 1 63
South Sudan 2021-03-02 2 66
Russia 2021-01-18 356 4915
Thailand 2020-12-21 1825 4009
Japan 2020-12-01 45682 111915
Iraq 2020-12-27 91 118
Czech Republic 2020-12-16 4411 9694
Indonesia 2021-01-05 70 6903
Benin 2021-01-30 36 243
Netherlands 2020-11-29 29499 60830
Ukraine 2021-02-18 110 146
Gabon 2020-12-28 44 142
Singapore 2020-12-08 186 7171
Gambia 2021-01-06 43 114
Australia 2020-11-30 527 16788
Kenya 2021-01-03 632 1567
Puerto Rico 2021-01-22 893 2771
New Zealand 2020-12-16 144 1803
South Korea 2020-12-14 830 9448
Colombia 2021-03-05 93 3151
Slovakia 2020-11-30 4506 8440
Pakistan 2020-12-25 371 897
Philippines 2020-12-10 1535 5607
India 2020-10-27 3353 44977
Guinea 2021-01-26 29 66
Albania 2020-12-10 27 39
Kosovo 2021-01-05 26 749
Bosnia And Herzegovina 2020-12-25 74 171
Brazil 2020-12-21 648 42121
South Africa 2021-01-06 197 11771
Hong Kong 2020-12-06 47 1084
Argentina 2020-12-21 283 3733
Austria 2020-11-23 2826 7914
Georgia 2020-11-14 90 224
Kazakhstan 2021-03-02 171 269
Cameroon 2021-01-26 11 67
Latvia 2021-01-12 3144 5036
Burkina Faso 2021-01-16 1 44
Morocco 2021-01-08 103 184
Ethiopia 2021-01-23 12 214
Portugal 2020-11-09 4367 16430
Reunion 2021-01-18 98 3429
Bangladesh 2020-12-31 90 1787
Estonia 2020-12-25 3122 5820
Chile 2020-12-22 204 9949
Finland 2020-12-18 6450 17036
Iran 2021-01-08 47 135
Taiwan 2020-12-26 55 97
Hungary 2021-01-06 28 67
Turkey 2020-12-24 2007 65653
Greece 2020-12-11 5305 9238
Panama 2021-03-25 27 221
United Arab Emirates 2020-10-01 369 984
Curaçao 2021-01-23 316 753
Aruba 2021-01-20 551 2768
Rwanda 2021-01-11 7 388
Bulgaria 2020-12-13 3051 5587
Peru 2020-12-31 24 6420
Malta 2021-03-25 112 210
North Macedonia 2021-01-04 289 494
Israel 2020-12-16 7038 13177
Luxembourg 2020-12-24 4551 11475
Ecuador 2021-01-05 211 1725
China 2021-01-17 18 124
Cambodia 2021-02-03 780 1210
Qatar 2020-12-27 194 1003
Guadeloupe 2021-01-22 120 446
Nigeria 2020-12-21 222 1792
Ghana 2020-12-10 327 1014
Belarus 2021-02-23 11 28
Cayman Islands 2020-12-15 29 76
Jamaica 2021-01-21 191 199
Egypt 2021-03-01 15 270
Fiji 2020-12-28 4 475
Uganda 2021-03-25 17 287
Liberia 2021-04-04 4 72
The Bahamas 2021-03-18 59 105
Tunisia 2021-02-20 3 10
Gibraltar 2020-12-15 205 1179
Saint Lucia 2020-12-17 25 29
Democratic Republic Of The Congo 2021-01-28 5 35
Kuwait 2020-12-31 23 162
Angola 2021-01-15 129 506
Liechtenstein 2021-01-21 14 55
Haiti 2021-05-19 1 35
Jordan 2020-12-20 109 285
Sri Lanka 2021-01-02 122 1254
Guam 2021-02-21 95 128
Republic Of Congo 2021-02-25 19 110
Uzbekistan 2021-06-25 2 56
Dominican Republic 2020-12-27 16 300
Ivory Coast 2021-01-15 30 128
El Salvador 2021-04-29 3 134
Armenia 2021-03-18 9 39
Barbados 2020-12-31 14 23
Djibouti 2021-02-12 74 208
Montenegro 2021-01-17 54 237
Mayotte 2021-01-13 2 581
Republic Of Serbia 2020-09-28 53 163
Algeria 2021-04-12 6 31
Lebanon 2020-12-29 683 756
Saudi Arabia 2021-04-06 4 10
Belize 2021-01-29 23 94
Palestine 2021-02-05 27 34
Nepal 2021-04-14 2 185
Zambia 2021-01-08 2 428
Guatemala 2021-03-11 18 409
Vietnam 2021-01-30 10 444
Somalia 2021-02-28 6 10
Libya 2021-06-05 1 4
Iceland 2020-12-02 558 4740
Paraguay 2021-02-28 6 160
Trinidad And Tobago 2021-03-23 5 103
Moldova 2021-01-27 32 45
Malawi 2020-11-25 4 386
Andorra 2021-06-07 7 25
Oman 2020-12-22 133 276
Afghanistan 2021-03-21 51 74
Niger 2021-01-09 1 14
Venezuela 2021-03-18 6 29
Sudan 2021-03-04 1 54
Senegal 2020-12-11 20 169
Honduras 2021-04-23 1 72
Madagascar 2021-03-15 24 198
Mozambique 2021-04-21 1 120
Central African Republic 2021-01-20 10 43
Faroe Islands 2021-03-08 1 1
Azerbaijan 2021-02-01 3 4
Myanmar 2021-05-28 2 25
Cyprus 2020-12-28 10 54

Data source and processing

The data on this page is recent as of 2021-10-25, 14:33 GMT. All SARS-CoV-2 sequences were downloaded from GISAID and genomes were de-duplicated based on GISAID sequence name – note that the publically available metadata may not fully allow us to de-duplicate by patient. Full data processing pipeline found here. The sequences were then assigned lineages with pangolin 3.1.3, pangoLEARN version 2021-06-15.

Pangolin assigns B.1.1.7 to sequences with at least 5 of the 17 defining B.1.1.7 SNPs – defined here.

Caveat: Most locations outside the original focus have not reported sustained transmission and many cases have known travel links to the focal location. Increasing numbers of international cases is currently likely due to increased surveillance and vigilance.

Acknowledgements

Created by: Áine O'Toole and Verity Hill, Rambaut Group, University of Edinburgh. Flight volume data from Kamran Khan, Isaac Bogoch, Alexander Watts, Oliver Pybus, Moritz Kraemer. Sequences sourced from GISAID, full acknowledgements table here.

We have a pre-print up on virological here describing this web tracker.