Over Half of Residents in Mumbai’s Slums Were Exposed to Coronavirus, Survey Finds

NEW DELHI—More than half of the residents in the densely populated slums of India’s financial capital of Mumbai had been exposed to the coronavirus and developed antibodies as of early July, a city-commissioned study has found, sparking a debate over whether more testing is needed in the metropolis.

Blood tests on nearly 7,000 randomly selected samples from three wards of the city with a population of a little over 1.5 million indicated that 57% of people in those areas had been exposed to the virus and developed antibodies….

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