B.1.1.7 2021-11-27



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 1063503
Countries United Kingdom 257936, United States of America 211084, Germany 102575, Sweden 66609, Denmark 62391, Japan 47832, Canada 31021, Netherlands 29605, France 28497, Spain 23522, Italy 22674, Switzerland 20993, Belgium 20688, Poland 14969, Ireland 14589, Norway 13738, Slovenia 8265, Israel 7087, Finland 6471, Greece 5312, Portugal 4741, Luxembourg 4566, Slovakia 4515, Czech Republic 4424, Lithuania 4214, Croatia 4115, India 3376, Latvia 3170, Estonia 3139, Bulgaria 3058, Austria 2835, Philippines 2535, Turkey 2000, Thailand 1912, Mexico 1711, Romania 1673, Brazil 989, Puerto Rico 894, South Korea 833, Cambodia 802, Kenya 745, Lebanon 683, Iceland 565, Aruba 551, Australia 540, Sint Maarten 435, Pakistan 379, Russia 378, United Arab Emirates 372, Ghana 341, Argentina 318, Curaçao 316, North Macedonia 292, Martinique 242, Nigeria 232, Ecuador 225, Canary Islands 211, South Africa 206, Gibraltar 205, Qatar 196, Chile 193, Jamaica 191, Singapore 185, Bonaire 183, Kazakhstan 175, New Zealand 144, Costa Rica 142, Jordan 138, Oman 132, Angola 125, U.S. Virgin Islands 124, Guadeloupe 120, Sri Lanka 120, Ukraine 114, Iran 114, Malta 112, Reunion 98, Morocco 98, Guam 95, Georgia 94, Colombia 94, Iraq 92, Bangladesh 91, Indonesia 76, Bosnia and Herzegovina 74, Djibouti 74, Hong Kong 67, French Guiana 59, The Bahamas 59, Bahrain 57, Republic of Serbia 57, Taiwan 55, Montenegro 54, Afghanistan 50, Gambia 47, Suriname 46, Gabon 45, Benin 36, Togo 34, Malaysia 33, Guinea 33, Moldova 32, Cote d'Ivoire 30, Cayman Islands 29, Hungary 29, Kuwait 27, Albania 27, Palestine 27, Belize 27, Panama 27, Kosovo 26, Guinea-Bissau 26, Saint Lucia 25, Peru 24, Ethiopia 24, Madagascar 24, Senegal 22, Dominican Republic 20, Republic of the Congo 19, China 18, Guatemala 18, Uganda 17, Egypt 15, Saudi Arabia 15, Liechtenstein 14, Barbados 14, Maldives 13, Cameroon 11, Armenia 10, Central African Republic 10, Vietnam 10, Cyprus 10, Wallis and Futuna Islands 10, Antigua and Barbuda 9, Rwanda 8, Algeria 7, Andorra 7, Paraguay 6, Venezuela 6, Somalia 6, Democratic Republic of the Congo 5, El Salvador 5, Trinidad and Tobago 5, Malawi 4, Cabo Verde 4, Liberia 4, Fiji 4, Belarus 3, Northern Mariana Islands 3, Turks and Caicos Islands 3, Monaco 3, Seychelles 3, Tunisia 3, Azerbaijan 3, Montserrat 2, Mozambique 2, Mayotte 2, South Sudan 2, Niger 2, Uzbekistan 2, Nepal 2, Zambia 2, Myanmar 2, Anguilla 2, Faroe Islands 1, Honduras 1, Crimea 1, Dominica 1, Burundi 1, Libya 1, Burkina Faso 1, Bermuda 1, Sudan 1, Haiti 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
Turkey 2020-12-24 2000 70550
Netherlands 2020-11-29 29605 66246
United States Of America 2020-10-25 211084 1514418
Norway 2020-12-09 13738 30324
Japan 2020-12-01 47832 141521
Germany 2020-11-30 102575 249966
Spain 2020-11-08 23522 65281
Switzerland 2020-11-09 20993 74394
Chile 2020-12-22 193 14199
Argentina 2020-12-21 318 5093
Paraguay 2021-02-28 6 160
United Kingdom 2020-09-20 257936 1165608
Belgium 2020-11-30 20688 60031
Brazil 2020-12-21 989 66471
France 2020-09-03 28497 105128
Guadeloupe 2021-01-22 120 472
Ecuador 2021-01-05 225 2706
Romania 2020-10-11 1673 7147
Taiwan 2020-12-26 55 100
Slovakia 2020-11-30 4515 12201
Australia 2020-11-30 540 21962
Luxembourg 2020-12-24 4566 12876
Lithuania 2021-02-02 4214 20668
India 2020-10-27 3376 54614
Italy 2020-10-09 22674 62168
Moldova 2021-01-27 32 45
Poland 2020-12-22 14969 28060
Sweden 2020-10-08 66609 123335
Canada 2020-09-25 31021 135527
Austria 2020-11-23 2835 8952
Russia 2020-12-25 378 6006
Malawi 2020-11-25 4 411
Angola 2021-01-15 125 612
Croatia 2021-01-20 4115 11033
Denmark 2020-11-09 62391 201739
Thailand 2020-12-21 1912 6552
Ireland 2020-10-28 14589 36549
Liechtenstein 2021-01-21 14 108
Philippines 2020-12-10 2535 10952
South Korea 2020-12-14 833 11414
Slovenia 2020-10-17 8265 30828
Mexico 2020-12-31 1711 33079
Portugal 2020-11-09 4741 18752
Puerto Rico 2021-01-22 894 2866
Jordan 2020-12-20 138 510
Indonesia 2021-01-05 76 7727
Ukraine 2021-02-18 114 303
China 2021-01-17 18 125
Georgia 2020-11-14 94 418
Czech Republic 2021-01-04 4424 14053
Sri Lanka 2021-01-02 120 1448
Singapore 2020-12-08 185 8376
Gabon 2020-12-28 45 144
Iceland 2020-12-02 565 4761
Kenya 2020-12-20 745 2279
Togo 2021-01-12 34 303
Finland 2020-12-18 6471 19495
Kuwait 2020-12-31 27 170
Estonia 2020-12-25 3139 6997
Greece 2020-12-11 5312 9796
Kazakhstan 2021-03-02 175 269
Curaçao 2021-01-23 316 850
Aruba 2021-01-20 551 2805
United Arab Emirates 2020-10-01 372 984
New Zealand 2020-12-16 144 2752
Malaysia 2020-12-28 33 4828
Bangladesh 2020-12-31 91 1916
Bulgaria 2020-12-13 3058 7996
Faroe Islands 2021-03-08 1 1
South Africa 2021-01-05 206 13510
Bosnia And Herzegovina 2020-12-25 74 468
Costa Rica 2021-02-22 142 1299
Qatar 2020-12-27 196 2162
Mozambique 2021-04-21 2 318
Saint Lucia 2020-12-17 25 29
Ghana 2020-12-10 341 1112
Democratic Republic Of The Congo 2021-01-28 5 36
Oman 2020-12-22 132 277
Peru 2020-12-31 24 9409
Reunion 2021-01-18 98 3464
Belarus 2021-02-23 3 9
Venezuela 2021-03-18 6 29
North Macedonia 2021-01-04 292 542
Bahrain 2021-02-14 57 2080
Guam 2021-02-21 95 128
Morocco 2021-01-08 98 241
Mayotte 2021-01-13 2 612
Montenegro 2021-01-17 54 237
Republic Of Serbia 2020-09-28 57 206
Egypt 2021-03-01 15 345
Cambodia 2021-02-03 802 1561
Pakistan 2020-12-25 379 1031
Nigeria 2020-12-21 232 2226
Latvia 2021-01-12 3170 5035
Israel 2020-12-16 7087 21664
Iran 2021-01-08 114 217
Ethiopia 2021-01-23 24 434
Cameroon 2021-01-26 11 331
Armenia 2021-03-18 10 39
Ivory Coast 2021-01-15 30 128
Hong Kong 2020-12-06 67 1161
Dominican Republic 2020-12-27 20 403
Colombia 2021-03-05 94 4190
Republic Of Congo 2021-02-25 19 157
Lebanon 2020-12-29 683 759
Kosovo 2021-01-05 26 822
Cayman Islands 2020-12-15 29 89
Barbados 2020-12-31 14 23
Honduras 2021-04-23 1 73
Guinea 2021-01-26 33 89
Albania 2020-12-10 27 39
Djibouti 2021-02-12 74 267
Rwanda 2021-01-11 8 395
South Sudan 2021-03-02 2 66
Central African Republic 2021-01-20 10 45
Senegal 2020-12-11 22 171
Jamaica 2021-01-21 191 263
Hungary 2021-01-06 29 68
Algeria 2021-04-12 7 31
Niger 2021-01-09 2 22
Saudi Arabia 2021-04-06 15 56
Uganda 2021-03-25 17 363
Gambia 2021-01-06 47 281
Gibraltar 2020-12-15 205 1179
The Bahamas 2021-03-18 59 105
Palestine 2021-02-05 27 34
Belize 2021-01-29 27 235
Suriname 2021-02-18 46 607
El Salvador 2021-04-29 5 219
Malta 2021-03-25 112 210
Trinidad And Tobago 2021-03-23 5 147
Madagascar 2021-03-15 24 198
Vietnam 2021-01-30 10 1273
Iraq 2020-12-27 92 128
Guatemala 2021-03-11 18 603
Panama 2021-03-25 27 221
Uzbekistan 2021-06-25 2 56
Nepal 2021-04-14 2 187
Zambia 2021-01-08 2 435
Andorra 2021-06-07 7 31
Somalia 2021-02-28 6 10
Liberia 2021-04-04 4 72
Benin 2021-01-30 36 243
Afghanistan 2021-03-21 50 74
Fiji 2020-12-28 4 475
Tunisia 2021-02-20 3 10
Burundi 2021-05-27 1 63
Azerbaijan 2021-02-01 3 5
Myanmar 2021-05-28 2 25
Cyprus 2020-12-28 10 54
Libya 2021-06-05 1 4
Burkina Faso 2021-01-16 1 44
Sudan 2021-03-04 1 54
Haiti 2021-05-19 1 35

Data source and processing

The data on this page is recent as of 2021-11-27, 13:13 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.