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04 June 2021

Surveys may shed new light on extent of SA’s Covid epidemic

In a September 16 address‚ President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a nationwide antibody survey would be conducted to understand the “actual levels of infection within society”. But this doesn’t appear to have started yet. The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) has announced that it will run a survey on similar lines to its HIV household survey (which is countrywide) but GroundUp has been unable to obtain details of when it will start‚ how many people will be tested or when the results will be announced.

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