Bhubaneswar: The first round sample collection for Serosurvey in Bhubaneswar was completed today.
“We have successfully collected samples from over 900 randomly selected households, which was our target sample size. The community was receptive of the effort and the BMC local ward officers helped in the mobilization efforts,” the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation stated.
Five teams were engaged and 25 clusters were included in this round.
Analysis will be completed at Regional Medical Research Centre in the coming 3 to 4 days and report will be handed over to BMC for further action.
“In the coming days, we plan to begin sample collection from high risk groups in the city,” the BMC added.