J&K Admin starts viral infection exposure survey


‘8.2% population in Jammu exposed to virus’

Srinagar, Oct 12 : In order to have a more basic analysis of spread of viral infection of Coronavirus and to regulate the measures accordingly, the Jammu and Kashmir government has started analytical study through a survey namely Sero Survey.

Official spokesman of JK Government, Rohit Kansal said that in its fight against Corona virus, Government has started studies from ground level under Sero survey and a report for Jammu district has been received.

“Only 8.2% of the population is exposed to the virus,” he said, adding that a similar spread in rural areas is (8.8%) and in urban areas is (7.9%) in district Jammu and similar studies for other districts are being conducted and will get information very shortly.

“FightAgainstCoronavirus Sero survey report for Jammu District received. Only 8.2% of the population is exposed to the virus. Similar spread in both Rural(8.8%) and Urban(7.9%) Jammu. Similar studies for other districts too shortly,” Kansal Tweeted.

Pertinently, the recent National Sero-Survey conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) found that 27.3 percent population in Pulwama district are exposed to COVID-19 in October which was just 2 percent in May.


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