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New Jersey registers first known death in the US from the UK COVID-19 variant

New Jersey has registered the first known death in the US from the UK coronavirus strain, state officials announced Wednesday. The White House COVID-19 team separately said the country was identifying cases of the new strain too slowly. Earlier in January, the UK entered a new lockdown in order to lessen transmission and effects from…