Based on randomised anonymised population sampling September 23rd 2022.
- 1.41% in England (1 in 70 people)
- 1.31% in Wales (1 in 75 people)
- 1.25% in Northern Ireland (1 in 80 people)
- 1.88% in Scotland (1 in 55 people)
Models by age group detailed below are estimates subject to revision above estimates are based on positive PCR tests only.
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ONS School Infection Survey
- An estimated 99% of secondary school pupils and 82% of primary school pupils had coronavirus (COVID-19) SARS-CoV-2 antibody levels above the limit of detection in March 2022
- SARS-CoV-2 antibody prevalence was significantly higher in Round 3 (March) following the BA2 wave.
- 78% aged 4-7 years tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 antibodies.
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ONS Estimates on COVID Antibody Positivity UK in conjunction with Nuffield Department of Medicine (May 2022) (Click for report)
In the week beginning 30 May 2022, the percentage of people estimated to have antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 at or above the antibody level of 179 ng per millilitre (ng/ml):
- in England, was 97.6% of adults (95% credible interval: 97.3% to 97.8%)
- in Wales, was 97.4% of adults (95% credible interval: 96.8% to 97.9%)
- in Northern Ireland, was 97.7% of adults (95% credible interval: 96.5% to 98.5%)
- in Scotland, was 97.2% of adults (95% credible interval: 96.7% to 97.6%)