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.

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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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