The Department of Health today released a report on antibody data from the COVID-19 Infection Survey (CIS).
The findings set out in this report relate to estimates for Northern Ireland for the week beginning 2 May 2022.
This report is part of a series of Northern Ireland publications on the COVID-19 infection study. More information can be found at Health Department website.
The main conclusions
In this bulletin, we report the percentage of the population that is estimated to have antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, a specific virus that causes coronavirus (COVID-19), at an antibody level of 179 nanograms per milliliter (ng / mL) or higher for him. ).
- In Northern Ireland in the week beginning 2 May 2022, it is estimated that 98.9% of the adult population (95% confidence interval: 97.9% to 99.4%) gave a positive blood test for antibodies against SARS-CoV- 2 at or above 179 ng / mL.
In Northern Ireland for the week beginning 2 May 2022, the percentage of adults who tested positive for antibodies at 179 ng / mL or higher remained high in all age groups.