SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Prevalence and Population-Based Death Rates, Greater Omdurman, Sudan

Moser W, Fahal MAH, Abualas E, Bedri S, Elsir MT, Mohamed MFERO, Mahmoud AB, Ahmad AII, Adam MA, Altalib S, DafaAllah OA, Hmed SA, Azman AS, Ciglenecki I, Gignoux E, González A, Mwongera C, Miranda MA

In a cross-sectional survey in Omdurman, Sudan, during March-April 2021, we estimated that 54.6% of the population had detectable severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 antibodies. Overall population death rates among those >50 years of age increased 74% over the first coronavirus disease pandemic year.