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Over 91% people have antibodies, says official

Staff Reporter New Delhi 28 October 2021 01:57 IST
Updated: 28 October 2021 01:57 IST

‘Blood samples of 28,000 people collected in September’

Over 91% of 28,000 people, whose blood samples were collected in September from across the city, have developed antibodies against COVID-19, a Delhi Government official said.

Blood samples of random people from different age groups from across the city were collected as part of a serological survey to check how many of them have developed antibodies against the virus.

The Delhi government is yet to officially release the results of the survey.

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The last such full survey done in January had shown than 56.13% of people surveyed had antibodies.

No death

The city reported no new COVID-related deaths over 24 hours for the fifth day. The total number of deaths stood at 25,091, according to a bulletin released by the Delhi Government on Wednesday.

Thirty-eight new cases were reported, taking the tally to 14,39,709.

A total of 59,909 tests were done in a day and the test positivity rate (TPR) was 0.06%.

Of the total cases, 14,14,270 people have recovered and there are 348 active cases.

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