Tamil Nadu to begin serosurveillance study in districts soon: Health Secretary

Close to 30,000 samples are to be tested in the first phase of the study which will begin in a week.

published on : 13th October 2020

Over 25 per cent Delhiites have developed COVID-19 antibodies

Covid antibodies unlikely to last beyond three to four months, claim experts; next sero survey to begin in 15 days.

published on : 2nd October 2020

ICMR firewalled crucial data of serosurvey study conducted to assess extent of COVID-19 spread

The ICMR-led survey, made public earlier this month showed a national seropositivity level of only 0.73 per cent based on 28,000 samples collected from 70 districts.

published on : 20th September 2020

No antibodies in 30% cured coronavirus patients: Study

Experts at Maulana Azad Medical College had led sero survey on 257 people

published on : 16th September 2020

When India had less than 60,000 COVID-19 cases, actual infection was over 100 times bigger: ICMR study

The districts had been chosen based on high, medium, low and zero prevalence of the confirmed COVID cases and overall, 0.73 % of the samples tested had antibodies against the virus.

published on : 10th September 2020

52 per cent in Pune exposed to COVID-19, finds serosurvey

This is the highest seroprevalence reported from any city in India so far, reveals survey

published on : 18th August 2020

Second round of sero survey begins in Delhi to take stock of national capital's COVID-19 situation

The survey has begun and samples will be collected from four districts, including North Delhi and Northwest Delhi, to start with on Saturday.

published on : 1st August 2020

COVID-19 HIGHLIGHTS | Ask L-G to allow Delhi hotels, markets to reopen: Kejriwal government to Shah 

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia's letter comes a day after Baijal rejected the Arvind Kejriwal government's decision to allow hotels and weekly markets to reopen in the national capital.

published on : 1st August 2020

Mumbai serosurvey: 57 per cent seroprevalence found in slums, 16 per cent in residential societies

The study of the survey shows that lesser prevalence in the non-slums areas is due to better social distancing and access to better hygiene in addition to interventions by BMC.

published on : 28th July 2020

Serosurvey: 0.25% of surveyed population in Bengaluru, Kalaburgi show exposure to COVID-19 

A serosurvey involves testing of blood serum of a group of individuals and this will be used to monitor trends in the prevalence of the novel coronavirus.

published on : 13th June 2020

15-30% people in containment areas exposed to COVID-19: ICMR's serosurvey

An official said that sites where infection size is 100 to 200 times higher are mainly in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Ahmedabad and Indore.  

published on : 8th June 2020

Conduct large-scale serosurveys to check population exposure to SARS CoV-2: ICMR to states

The suggested state level survey is in addition to two surveillance exercises the agency has already undertaken to test samples collected from 70 districts including 10 hotspot districts.

published on : 30th May 2020

Centre to conduct serosurvey in 10 hotspot cities to track community transmission of coronavirus

Sources said that in the project, 50 serum samples will be collected from 10 randomly picked containment areas in every city. This will amount to the overall testing of 5,000 samples in these cities.

published on : 24th May 2020