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Sero survey

Sep 21, 2020 09:12
Close to 24,000 samples have been tested across the same 69 districts in 21 states that were covered in the first round of national sero survey read more
Sep 21, 2020 00:04
The findings relate to the first round of surveys to detect antibodies to the Sars-Cov2 virus, which would indicate that the disease silently spread without people being symptomatic or recorded in disease testing. Known as a serological survey or a sero survey, the study was conducted between May 11 and June 4. read more
Sep 16, 2020 09:28
The findings of the first national population-based sero survey indicated that 0.73% of adults in India were exposed to SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19 read more
Sep 12, 2020 00:55
Many rapid antigen tests are inaccurate when it comes to so-called false negatives. In plain English, this means they show infected individuals as uninfected. read more
Sep 11, 2020 09:50
In percentage, the national prevalence was found to be 0.73%. The worst-affected were those between the age group of 18 and 45 years, as 43.3% had developed antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19 read more
Sep 04, 2020 08:31
The Uttar Pradesh health department will begin a serological survey in 11 districts of the state, including Lucknow, from Friday to determine the prevalence of the coronavirus infection among people read more
Sep 03, 2020 18:59
The survey is to be undertaken across 11 districts of Uttar Pradesh and was scheduled earlier but dates were extended twice. read more
Sep 03, 2020 06:20
The sampling has already started for the ICMR’s second serosurvey, with many states finishing sample collection and the others in various stages of completing the process. read more
Sep 01, 2020 23:48
Delhi reported 2,312 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday — the highest in 59 days — according to the Delhi government. This is the second time in a week that the number of new cases has breached the 2,000-mark in the city. read more
Sep 01, 2020 13:34
UP will conduct its first serological survey to determine the prevalence of coronavirus infection among people in Meerut, Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Kaushambi, Prayagraj, Moradabad, Ghaziabad, Baghpat and Agra from September 4 to 6 read more
Sep 01, 2020 09:27
Sero surveys help to know the chunk of population that may have contracted the virus and recovered from the disease without realising it. read more
Aug 28, 2020 21:00
As per 2011 census, Indore’s population was 1.94 million. However, the present population in the city is supposed to be 2.6 million which suggests 203,160 people in the city have developed antibodies. read more
Aug 27, 2020 14:50
Lucknow, Gorakhpur, Varanasi are among the 12 districts where the exercise will be carried out to determine the prevalence of Sars-CoV-2 infection. read more
Aug 25, 2020 09:20
The second survey was done between August 1 and 7 and antibodies were found among 29.1% of people surveyed read more
Aug 21, 2020 05:00
Covid-19 update: While Delhi’s sero survey results are good news, it is important that the state government and people guard against complacency. The latter would do well to maintain mask discipline and practise social distancing. read more