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How does Covid infection spread in families?

Aug 08, 2020 14:15 IST

If one member of the family is infected with coronavirus, what are the chances of the virus transmitting to other members? A study by Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar shows that there is a 10 - 20% chance of family members getting infected if one member has contracted COVID. Govindraj Ethiraj talks to Dileep Mavalankar, Director of the institute about how covid infection spreads and progresses, what is the covid infection rate, covid infection to positive test time, covid infection vs death, herd immunity, sero survey findings, transmission of coronavirus and precautionary measures to be taken against the disease.