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Urban slums (31.7 per cent) and urban non-slums (26.2 per cent) had a higher SARS-CoV-2 prevalence than that in rural areas (19.1 per cent).(PTI)

3rd ICMR serosurvey: 21.5% population showed evidence of past exposure to Covid

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 10:39 PM IST
ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava said 21.4 per cent of the 28,589 people, aged 18 years and above, surveyed during the period showed evidence of past exposure to the coronavirus infection.
India’s first sero-survey to monitor the trend of coronavirus infection transmission found that 0.73 per cent of the 26,400 people surveyed from about 65 districts were exposed to coronavirus.Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times
India’s first sero-survey to monitor the trend of coronavirus infection transmission found that 0.73 per cent of the 26,400 people surveyed from about 65 districts were exposed to coronavirus.Photo by Keshav Singh/Hindustan Times

Community transmission of Covid-19 on in many parts of India, ICMR survey not reflective of current reality: Experts

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Emphasising that community transmission was on in many parts of the country, the experts asked the government to admit it so that people don’t get complacent.
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