ICMR Antibodies Survey

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MP Has Highest COVID Seroprevalence, Kerala Lowest: ICMR Survey

A serology survey done by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) across 20 Indian states showed that at least two-thirds of the population have developed antibodies. Madhya Pradesh leads the chart with 79% seroprevalence, while Kerala leads the bottom with 44.4%. The survey was conducted between June 14 and July 6 and was shared by the Union Health Ministry on July 28.

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 01:46 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Covid-19, Serological Survey, ICMR, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh

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21% Indians Exposed To COVID-19, Medicos Worst Affected: ICMR Survey

The ICMR’s third nationwide serological survey has revealed that over 21% of Indians have contracted COVID-19. Conducted from December 17-January 8, the survey indicated that nearly 80% of the population still remains susceptible to the coronavirus. Moreover, it showed more seroprevalence among doctors and paramedics. Also, women surpassed men in seroprevalence rate. Surveying 28,589 people from 70 districts of 21 states, the survey found the… read-more

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 10:14 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Serological Survey, ICMR, Herd Immunity, Covid-Antibodies

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

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Second Sero Survey: 6.6% Prevalence of COVID-19; Higher in Urban Slum-Areas

The second serological survey by Indian Council of Medical Research has stated that around 6.6% of its participants were exposed to COVID-19 in August. However, the ICMR director, said that the number of undetected cases had come down, indicating the success of testing strategy. The survey revealed that the prevalence of infection was higher in urban areas as compared to rural areas. The survey was conducted on over 29,000 participants… read-more

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 - 09:15 AM / by Sneha Ramesh

Tags: ICMR, Covid-19, Covid-19 Test, Serological Survey

Courtesy: The Economic Times