Betty White, 98, is staying healthy during the coronavirus pandemic

May 24, 2020 | 5:07pm

America’s 98-year-old Golden Girl, Betty White, has become a pro at social distancing — and jokes that boozing is getting her through the lockdown, according to reports.

“I’m blessed with incredibly good health,” White proudly told Closer Magazine.

“That’s something you appreciate a lot,” she told the UK mag.

White’s rep told the “Today” show that the actress — who turned 98 in January — has been strict on maintaining safety during the pandemic, knowing her age puts her in the high-risk bracket.

“No one permitted in except those who must,” the rep said, noting she has “helpers who are great with her.”

White likes to joke that her good health is down to something else, however — her love of a good vodka martini, friends told Closer.

“Betty loves to joke that vodka keeps her young,” one unidentified close friend told the mag.

“She loves the image of her sitting at home in a rocking chair, drinking a martini and watching game shows,” the friend said, while stressing that she’s “not really a big drinker.”

She keeps busy by reading L.A. newspapers “cover to cover,” one of her closest friends, fellow actor Tom Sullivan, told Closer.

“She owns literally thousands of crossword puzzle books and is constantly doing them to keep her mind jumping. This is really serious with her,” said Sullivan, who co-authored his best-seller, “The Leading Lady: Dinah’s Story,” with White.

She also gets to spend time outside in her garden, sometimes getting to enjoy some wild company.

“Betty has a beautiful backyard with a number of wild animals visiting,” her rep “Today.”

“Two ducks always come by to say hello. They waddle up to her glass door and look in.

“The animal community is watching over her,” said White’s publicist, who checks in with the star several times a week.

“The virus is afraid of Betty!”

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