Coronavirus cases continue to grow rapidly in the country. Every day new records of coronavirus are coming up and due to this the number of deaths are also increasing continuously. The total number of infected in India reached the figure of 45.50 lakh. More than 76 thousand people have lost their lives due to this disease. Meanwhile, a figure has come out which will surprise you. The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) conducted a national serological survey a few days ago. The results of which have been revealed. In this, by the beginning of May, 64 lakh (64,68,388) people have come in contact with the coronavirus. If it is seen in percentage, then it is a matter of 0.73 percent of adults getting infected with corona.
According to the CERO survey, a confirmed positive case was coming from RT-PCR while 82 to 130 cases of corona infected were reported during May at that time. It should be noted that when this survey was conducted, there was also a lockdown in the country at that time. According to the CERO survey, the real reason behind the cases where infected cases did not come up at that time was that there was no testing facility in those areas and there were not much tests of corona conducted.
Covered 28,000 people whose blood samples contained antibodies between May 11 and June 4
The survey was conducted between May 11 and June 4 and covered 28,000 people whose blood samples contained antibodies that came from the use of the COVID armor ELISA kit. A sample of adults above 18 years of age was taken in this survey and the sample size of the survey was 28,000.
39.5 percent of people were detected Corona positive between 46-60 years of age
This national serological survey was done in 700 villages or wards in 70 districts of 21 states of the country. Of these, 181 i.e. 25.9 percent were urban areas. 43.3% of people were found positive when the tests were conducted for adults between 18 and 45 years. Out of the age group of 46-60 years, 39.5 percent people were positive and in the age group above 60 years 17.2 percent positive cases were seen.