Less than 2.5 per cent of population on Spain holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza have Covid-19 antibodies

Another outbreak has been detected in Malaga's Axarquía, where six people have been diagnosed positive for the disease. CREDIT: Shutterstock

THE Balearic Islands have one of the lowest rates for people who have developed antibodies to Covid-19 of any region in Spain.
Just 2.4 per cent of the province’s population have had coronavirus and then made a recovery, according to the results of a nationwide Health Ministry study on the scale of immunity to the virus.
A total of 3,064 adults and children in the archipelago were tested for the presence of antibodies generated to fight off Covid-19 for the study, which was carried out by the Carlos III Health Institute and the National Statistics Institute in collaboration with the different regions of the country.

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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