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The coronavirus has been mutated and become more infectious

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Recent research by Chinese scientists has shown that the coronavirus of COVID-19 has been mutated.

Chinese scientists identify the L and S subtypes. Fortune.com reports. Subtype S is the older version of the virus, and L is new, which is more dangerous, aggressive and infectious.

"There are 149 mutations in the strains of the virus, with the L subtype accounting for 70 percent of the diseases and S for 30 percent. Researchers point out that the coronavirus S subtype is closer to the bat coronavirus, "the report said.

To date, there are 80,422 cases in China (120 cases per day) and 2984 deaths (38 cases per day). The total number of people infected with coronavirus in the world is 93,090.