NEARLY all Brits are now protected against Covid with a record 97.5 per cent having antibodies against the virus.
Office for National Statistics figures show the proportion of people with immunity has hit a pandemic high.
In England, 97.5 per cent of adults have Covid-busting antibodies from getting jabbed or catching the virus, they estimate.
In Wales, the figure is 96.8 per cent, in Scotland it is 97.7 per cent and in Northern Ireland it is 97.4 per cent.
The figures were calculated using blood tests up to December 23.
The NHS’s bumper booster rollout and high case rates through the summer and autumn mean almost every person in the UK has now been vaccinated or infected.
And these antibodies – which seek and destroy the virus if it gets into the body – is helping to stave off an Omicron crisis.
They don’t prevent infections but stop most people from getting seriously ill or dying.
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