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50% in Bhubaneswar develop antibodies against Covid-19

Bhubaneswar: Around 50 percent of the residents in Bhubaneswar have developed antibodies after getting exposed to Covid-19, informed Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) Director Sanghamitra Pati here on Friday.

Pati said the survey was carried out between October 16 and 18 during which 1,403 samples were taken from 25 wards of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Around 90 per cent of the people who are exposed to COVID-19 have very less or no symptoms.

Pati cautioned that people should adhere to precautionary measures like regular washing of hands, usage of mask and social distancing.