65.12% population in Odisha have developed COVID antibodies : Sero Survey

Bhubaneswar: The 65.12 percent of population in Odisha have developed antibodies against the deadly virus Covid-19, as per the findings of the fourth round of the nationwide Sero Survey for Covid-19.

The fourth round of the serosurvey was conducted in three district of Odisha that is Rayagada, Ganjam and Koraput between June 16- 20 this year.

A total number of 1230 samples of the general population and 311 from health care workers have been collected so far.

Around 85.83 percent of health care workers (HCWs) in Odisha have also developed antibodies

70.9 percent of seropositivity was found in the samples collected from Ganjam, 63 percent in Rayagada, and 61.3 percent in Koraput according to the report.



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