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Canada - Quebec COVID-19 First Wave Blood Donor Seroprevalence Study 2020

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Étude De Séroprévalence Des Anti-Sras-Cov-2 Chez Les Donneurs De Sang D’héma-Québec, Vers La Fin De La Première Vague De Covid-19
Geography 
Canada (CAN)
Quebec
Coverage type 
Subnational
Time period covered 
05/2020 - 07/2020
Data type
Survey:
  • Epi surveillance
Summary 

This seroprevalence survey was conducted after the first wave of COVID-19 by Hema-Quebec to estimate the percentage of people who contracted the virus. The sample included 7,691 people aged 18 to 69 who donated blood, between May 25 and July 9. The percentage of blood donors infected with the COVID-19 virus was 2.23%.

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Publisher 
Suggested citation 
Hema-Quebec (Canada), Quebec National Institute of Public Health (Canada). Canada - Quebec COVID-19 First Wave Blood Donor Seroprevalence Study 2020. Canada: Hema-Quebec (Canada).