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Coronavirus | Over 50% of children in Mumbai exposed to coronavirus

The Hindu | 28/06/2021 08:23 PM | Click to read full article

The serosurvey of SARS-CoV-2 infection among children in Mumbai has found that more than 50% of the paediatric population in health care settings had antibodies to COVID-19.

The overall seropositivity among children is 51.18% — 54.36% in samples from public sector hospitals and 47.03% in samples from private labs. According to the survey, seropositivity was highest in the age group 10-14 years i. e. 53.43%.