70% population of Ganjam, Rayagada and Koraput districts develop Covid-19 antibodies: Sero survey

Bhubaneswar : in a major relief, over 70 per cent of the population in Odisha’s Ganjam, Rayagada and Koraput districts has developed anti-bodies against COVID-19, proved reports collected during the fourth round of sero-survey conducted between June 16 and 20.

While antibodies were found in 85.53 percent healthcare workers, the overall sero prevalance in those districts is 65.12 percent. The sample size for this survey was 1230 from the community level and 311 from the healthcare workers.