Initial antibody tests indicate 200,000 Israelis have had COVID-19 – report

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Jun 02, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
Initial antibody tests indicate 200,000 Israelis have had COVID-19 – report

An initial set of serological tests, the first conducted in Israel, has indicated that some 200,000 Israelis, 2.5 percent of the population, have had the coronavirus — more than ten times the confirmed number of patients, a report said Tuesday.

The antibody tests are seen as a key component in finding out who already had the disease in order to better understand its spread and shape policy ahead of a possible second outbreak.

Full Story (Times of Israel)


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