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Over 30 Crore Indians May Have COVID-19: Source Cites Government Study
Science | 04/02/2021 09:20 AM | Click to read full article
About one in four of India's 135 crore people may have been infected with the coronavirus, said a source with direct knowledge of a government serological survey, suggesting the country's real caseload was many times higher than reported.
The World Health Organization says at least 60% to 70% of a population needs to have immunity to break the chain of transmission.