First community transmission of virus emerges

In the absence of the official Isle of Man Government posting of the daily press briefing, we have posted a link below to the Isle of Man Newspapers summary of the main points raised in the Government daily update – 22 March 2020 in which the Health Minister David Ashford revealed that one of the…

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Borders to close and pubs to shut

Pubs and bars to shut doors from midnight The Island’s borders will close to all non-Manx residents tomorrow. The measure was announced by Chief Minister Howard Quayle at his daily coronavirus media briefing this afternoon. Manx residents returning from trips off-Island will still have to self-isolate for 14 days, even if they don’t have symptoms…

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Schools will close to most children on Monday afternoon

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK has today announced that schools in the Isle of Man will close to most children from the end of the school day on Monday, 23 March 2020 until further notice. Dhoon School and Ballasalla School which will close from tonight because of staffing pressures. The decision has been taken in…

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