After the emergence of a new Covid-19 variant in South Africa, significant decreases are observed in global financial markets.
According to CoinGecko data, the total value of the cryptocurrency market has decreased by 5% in the last 24 hours. $2.58 trillion declined.
Bitcoin (BTC) price in the same slice falling below $55,000 Ethereum (ETH), Binance Coin, Solana (SOL) and Cardano (ADA) prices respectively 7.1%, 8%, 9.5% and 8.1% rates decreased.
The decline this year from $69,000 Bitcoin, which broke the price record, broke the record level when pushing back 20%Decreases are also seen in the Asian and European markets.
Mutated Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa officially B.1.1.529 was named. According to the BBC’s report, virologist Tulio de Oliveira says it is one of the other variants seen so far. “it is much different” told.