Before the beginning of the academic year, residents of the Leningrad region mass test for antibodies to COVID-19

Mass testing for antibodies to the new coronavirus infection in August, will spend in Leningrad region, the press service of the Governor of the region.

From next month in all districts of the Leningrad region will appear in a mobile van, which will make the tests to the residents.

“First of September — is a mass exit of children to school, the return of residents from holidays to work. I would like to understand what level of immunity the greatest possible number of inhabitants”, — said the Governor of the region Alexander Drozdenko.

Recall that the presence of antibodies in the blood means that he had previously been ill with the coronavirus in easy, medium or severe. According to experts, the antibodies do not in all cases indicate strong immunity to re-infection COVID-19. Read more about it previously wrote “Rosbalt”.

last night in the Leningrad region revealed 45 new cases COVID-19. Since the beginning of the pandemic in the region was ill 5538 people have died by 50.

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