That statement is being made in a New York Post piece….
As many as one-third of Americans could already have some immunity to COVID-19, a Post analysis of publicly available data shows.
The figure is a combination of those who’ve had the virus — assuming they are offered some level of immunity — and people who’ve received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. That total is nearly 110 million Americans — or 33.2 percent of the population — with some protection against the virus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates the total number of infections to be much higher than confirmed cases and has projected the actual infection count to be closer to 83.1 millionbetween February and December 2020.
Add that to the 5,622,068 infections recorded by the COVID Tracking Project between January 1 and Thursday, plus the 21,698,606 people who the CDC says has received at least one dose of the vaccine to get to 109,892,726 Americans, minus those who’ve died or are currently hospitalized. …