sero survey

Sixth sero survey shows Delhi had seropositivity of 97%, women found with more immunity

This is the first survey to be done after Delhi was hit by a brutal second wave of the Covid pandemic in April and May.

published on : 28th October 2021

82% adults, 40% children in Kerala have Covid antibodies, finds sero survey

The relatively high seroprevalence among children indicates that school reopening will not pose major concerns, according to health experts.

published on : 11th October 2021

Sero-survey shows 70% in TN have exposure to virus

Coimbatore, Erode and Salem, which were badly hit during the second wave, reported a seropositivity of 71 per cent, 70 per cent and 60 per cent respectively.

published on : 8th October 2021

Delhi's biggest sero-survey to be conducted in 280 wards 

According to the government, the survey will take around two weeks to complete, with one week given for sample collection and another week for the results to come out.

published on : 26th September 2021

Covid-19: 10 TN districts selected for next round of sero survey

With new positive cases on the decline, the health department is planning to conduct the next round of the serum surveillance survey in ten districts to ascertain the trend.

published on : 24th August 2021

Herd immunity not a magic wand: Public Health Foundation of India

Dr Srinath Reddy emphasised that banking on herd immunity and using that as a yardstick to lower one’s guard was wrong.

published on : 13th August 2021

COVID-19: Delhi govt likely to undertake advanced sero survey

It was suggested that in view of the "comfortable situation" due to a drop in new Covid cases, an advanced sero survey should be undertaken, officials present in the meeting said.

published on : 6th August 2021

COVID-19: Odisha government mulls sero-survey in all districts

Health department sources said the study will be conducted in phases in collaboration with the Regional Medical Research Centre.

published on : 2nd August 2021

‘Bihar close to getting herd immunity’

On an average, Bihar has reported higher sero positivity with antibodies developed in 73% in population as compared to the national average of 67.6%.

published on : 26th July 2021

Making sense of the fourth national sero-survey

The findings of the fourth nationwide sero-survey provide useful insights on a possible next wave, opening of schools and targeted ramping up of vaccinations.

published on : 26th July 2021

Karnataka's crucial sero-survey data in cold storage, experts divided over analysis

This could be one of the reasons the results of the survey have not yet been announced, the senior doctor said.

published on : 22nd July 2021

Covid: Survey shows 70% seropositivity in Tiruchy Corporation clusters

In the third phase of a sero-survey conducted in Tiruchy, samples of 70 percent of people from eight 'clusters' (pockets) in the Corporation limits have shown presence of Covid antibodies.

published on : 14th July 2021

Sero-survey ahead of third Covid wave to track immunity levels

The State Government is planning to conduct a sero-survey to ascertain the immunity levels and prevalence of anti-bodies against Covid-19 in people.

published on : 7th July 2021

Fourth round of sero-survey in three Karnataka districts from June 30

The ICMR’s National Institute of Epidemiology in Chennai was the nodal agency for all the past surveys.

published on : 26th June 2021

Telangana coronavirus: Fourth Sero Survey from June 22, to include 6+ kids

Survey will be conducted in Jangaon, Kamareddy & Nalgonda dists

published on : 22nd June 2021
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