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Podcast: Cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus detected in Kent

Around 20 cases of the Indian variant of coronavirus have been detected in Kent.
Scientists testing Covid samples have found something known as the S gene. It’s present in the Indian mutation of the virus but not the Kent variant which spread rapidly at Christmas time.
Hear from Kent’s acting director of public health on what’s being done to deal with it.
Also in today’s podcast we hear from a leading lawyer and from Victim Support about the criminal justice system in Kent.
Some court cases are being delayed until 2023 – we find out why and the impact it is having on witnesses, victims and defendants.
Plus we have details on the latest unemployment figures in Kent.
And you can hear about the new Kent attraction giving you the chance to channel your inner Viking.