Sero survey in Kapurthala soon

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, July 26

In view of the anticipated third wave of Covid, the Health Department will carry out a sero survey in Kapurthala to check the presence of antibodies among residents. The Civil Surgeon, Kapurthala, Dr Parminder Kaur, said the survey would be held for kids aged between 6 to 18 years. Blood samples of the children will be taken to know whether the level of antibodies developed in their bodies against the Covid.

Dr Parminder Kaur said the survey will be held in various areas of the district. She said the results of the survey will go a long way in understanding the extent of Covid infections and immunity and will held in tackling the third wave of the Covid pandemic. She also exhorted everyone to carry out Covid-appropriate behaviour.

While the Kapurthala district has 17,730 Covid cases so far, as many 19 cases are active and 17,159 have been cured of Covid in the district.


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