Through a survey, it has been found that north district of Delhi has lowest sero prevalence among the 11 districts of Delhi. Samples show that 40.09% of people have been affected by COVID-19 virus so far. Scale of the sero survey has been really vast this time. Improved and innovative technologies are utilized for a precise result
In the total of 28,000 people, 56.13% samples have been collected for the serological survey for the fifth time. Findings have shown that antibodies have been developed by the people against the coronavirus. Health Minister of Delhi Satyender Jain has announced about it.
If you look at the sero Survey then you may notice that other ten districts in Delhi have about 50% sero prevalence. There are also some districts that have more than 55% prevalence.
Health Minister Satyendra Jain has said “In the fifth sero survey done in the national Capital, antibodies have been detected in 56.13% of the population. This was the largest survey conducted by the Delhi government so far. Delhi has largely won over Covid-19, but we should continue to practise Covid-19 appropriate behaviour.”
Full sero report may arrive in couple of days following further examination on the subject. Between 25th January and 23th January, the survey has been conducted. Minimum 100 samples have been collected from the 272 municipality wards in Delhi.
Less amount of COVID-19 new cases have been seen in Delhi in the last two weeks. Previously, 200 new COVID cases have been seen every day in Delhi. Positivity rate is about 15% on the occasion. However, it has decreased to 1% at the moment.
CLIA Technology has been utilized on the occasion. More accurate results can be obtained on the occasion. Samples from different social economic strata are utilized as well as age group and population.