Mumbai News : Corona antibodies found in 50% of children – SERO survey
Mumbai : On one hand the number of corona patients is decreasing, on the other hand, the discussion of the third wave of corona has started in the country. Along with this, the concern of the government, administration and common people has also increased due to the Delta Plus variant of Corona.
The survey was conducted by Nair Hospital and Kasturba Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory of Mumbai Municipal Corporation. Knowing the possibility of young children being more at risk in the third wave of corona. In view of this, Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Singh Chahal and Additional Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Suresh Kakani had directed to conduct this sero survey during the second wave. This survey has been done from 1 April 2021 to 15 June 2021.
How was the sero survey done?
In this sero survey, a total of 2 thousand 176 samples were collected from all the 24 wards of Mumbai. For this, 1283 samples were collected from two private hospitals while 893 samples were collected from Nair Hospital of its medical network and Municipal Corporation.