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The ministry has launched statewise seroprevalence proportion and requested states to take up district-wise research because the nationwide survey could not paint an correct image for states and districts.

The Union well being ministry on Wednesday requested the states to conduct native seroprevalence surveys in session with the Indian Council of Medical Research in order that district-level knowledge may be generated on the proportion of people that have antibodies in opposition to Covid-19. The ministry additionally launched the state-wise seroprevalence knowledge from ICMR’s fourth nationwide serosurvey in which it was discovered that one-third of the Indian inhabitants continues to be susceptible to the an infection, whereas two-third have antibodies.

According to the ICMR’s 4th serosurvey, which was carried out in 70 districts of 21 states, Madhya Pradesh reported the highest seroprevalence of 79 per cent. Madhya Pradesh is adopted by Rajasthan (76.2%), Bihar (75.9 %) and many others.



The lowest seroprevalence was reported from Kerala (44.4%), adopted by Assam (50.3 per cent) and Maharashtra (58.0%).

Overall, 70 per cent of Indians have antibodies in opposition to Covid, the survey, revealed a number of days in the past, revealed.

Statewise seropositivity rate

State Sero prevalence
Madhya Pradesh 79
Rajasthan 76.2
Bihar 75.9
Gujarat 75.3
Chhattisgarh  74.6
Uttarakhand 73.1
Uttar Pradesh 71
Andhra Pradesh 70.2
Karnataka 69.8
Tamil Nadu 69.2
Odisha 68.1
Punjab 66.5
Telangana 63.1
Jammu and Kashmir 63
Himachal Pradesh 62
Jharkhand 61
West Bengal 60.9
Haryana 60.1
Maharashtra 58.0
Assam  50.3
Kerala 44.4

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