Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicSerological survey

Topic: serological survey

Submit results of Delhi’s third sero survey before making it public, HC orders Kejriwal govt

Delhi High Court also reiterated its concern over the higher number of rapid antigen tests being conducted, and directed the AAP govt to increase its capacity of RT-PCR tests.

20% of Andhra exposed to Covid, sero-survey finds, exposure highest where case tally lowest

Vizianagaram and Krishna, districts that have recorded the lowest number of Covid cases, have been found to have the highest sero-prevalence in the survey.

Indore sero survey finds 7.75% Covid exposure, 5 wards record exposure of over 20%

The ward with the highest seroprevalence — Bombay Bazaar — is a former containment zone. It was found to have a seroprevalence of 30 per cent.

Andhra sero survey finds Covid exposure higher in urban areas, over 92% asymptomatic

Nearly 3,750 blood samples were collected from Anantapur, East Godavari, Krishna and Nellore districts each between 7-12 August for the survey. 

Delhi sero survey finds highest Covid exposure in minors aged 5-17, govt looking for reasons

According to latest Delhi sero survey, 34.7% of the participants aged 5-17 years had Covid-19 antibodies, while the figure stood at 31.2% for over-50-year-olds.

Punjab sero survey shows 27.8% have antibodies in worst-hit districts, CM extends restrictions

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh extends night curfew timings and weekend lockdowns indefinitely while banning all public gatherings, excepts weddings & funerals, until August end.

Delhi sero survey is helpful. Need such surveys across India to plan resumption of economic activity

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Delhi’s second sero survey finds more women exposed to Covid than men, no herd immunity yet

The survey conducted in Delhi from 1-7 August finds 29.1% total seroprevalence. Health minister says 40-70% seroprevalence required to reach herd immunity levels.

28.3% of Delhi’s population now exposed to Covid, shows second sero survey, up from 23.4%

Delhi’s exposure now is nearly 5 percentage points above that detected in the previous serological survey conducted between June end and early July.

Pune’s first sero survey shows over 51% infected by Covid in 5 high-incidence areas

Pune has steadily turned into one of India’s Covid hotspots, having overtaken Mumbai in the total number of positive cases.

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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