- Report of third cross sectional sero survey came in Tamil Nadu in July
- More than 26 thousand samples were taken in this sero survey.
- Antibody of Kovid has been developed in about 66.2 percent of the population.
- The sero positivity rate was 31 percent in October/November 2020
Third Cross Sectional Sero Survey in Tamil Nadu in July (Sero SurveyIn ) more than 26 thousand samples taken, it is found that antibodies to Kovid have been developed in at least 66.2 percent of the population. Covid-19 is caused by this virus. Out of 26,610 samples, 17,624 have developed IgG (immunoglobulin G) resistance against COVID.
While the sero intensity in the state stood at 66.2 per cent, Virudhunagar district had the highest sero-positivity at 84 per cent. While Erode in West Tamil Nadu was the lowest at 37 per cent. This information was revealed in a sero survey conducted by the Directorate of Public Health and Precautionary Medicine in 888 clusters of the state.
The sero positivity rate was 31% in October 2020
On Saturday, State Medical and Family Welfare Minister Subramanian, Principal Health Secretary Dr. J. Radhakrishnan and Director of Public Health and Precautionary Medicine Dr. T.S. Released in the presence of Selvavinyangam. The sero positivity rate in the first sero survey conducted in October/November 2020 was 31 per cent while in the second survey in April 2021 it was 29 per cent. It said that there could be several reasons for the third survey showing 66.2 per cent sero-positivity, among which the second wave of Kovid-19 in Tamil Nadu could also be one of the reasons.