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No new cases of COVID-19 detected – 19 January 2021

19/01/2021

No new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man over the last 24 hours.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK, commented:

‘This is great news for the…

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Government working with seafood sector to overcome post-Brexit obstacles

19/01/2021

The Isle of Man Government is working closely with the seafood industry to explore support options in light of the obstacles it is facing since the UK exited Europe on…

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Four new cases of COVID-19 detected – 18 January 2021

18/01/2021

Four new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man. 

The first two cases were detected through the day 1/7/13 testing regime for individuals who travelled to…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 18 January 2021

18/01/2021

Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today.

We are now into Day 12 of our circuit break lockdown.

Once again, we have our Director of Public Health joining us…

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Minister Ashford's statement on COVID-19 - 18 January 2021

18/01/2021

Thank you Chief Minister,

I just want to focus on the vaccination programme and if I may Chief Minister go into some detail around many questions I know that people…

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First care home resident vaccinated as rollout programme expands

18/01/2021

Vaccinations are being offered to care home residents across the Island from today (Monday 18 January) as the rollout programme takes a significant step forward. 

First to receive the vaccination…

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Nine new case of COVID-19 detected – 17 January 2021

17/01/2021

Nine new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man, however all are from individuals already in self-isolation.

The first two cases were detected through the day…

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Vaccination programme rolls out to care homes

17/01/2021

Care home residents across the Island will be offered protection from Covid-19 over the coming weeks as the vaccination rollout programme expands into the community.

A team of vaccinators will…

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Extended suspension of services to protect vulnerable groups

16/01/2021

Measures to protect some of the most vulnerable members of the community from coronavirus are to be extended to cover the length of the current circuit break.

The Department of…

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One new case of COVID-19 detected – 16 January 2021

16/01/2021

One new case of COVID-19 has been detected in the Isle of Man.

The individual was already in self-isolation because they are a close contact of someone who tested positive…

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Amendments made to Coronavirus Business Support Scheme criteria

15/01/2021

Changes have been made to the Circuit Break Lockdown Coronavirus Business Support Scheme to provide support to a greater number of Isle of Man businesses and self-employed persons.

The revised…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 15 January 2021

15/01/2021

Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today.

We are now into Day 9 of our circuit break lockdown.

As we have done all this week, we have our Director…

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One new case of COVID-19 detected – 15 January 2021

15/01/2021

One new case of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man. 

It was detected in a day 1 test for an individual who travelled to the Island and…

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GPs embrace Covid working to protect patients and staff

15/01/2021

Island GPs are adapting swiftly to the challenges of the current lockdown and reassuring the public that all surgeries remain open. 

Patients who want to make an appointment with their…

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Supply of prescription meds will ensure sufficient for all

15/01/2021

Patients who have regular repeat prescriptions are asked not to request additional supplies of their medication or to ask for it any sooner than it is due.

In line with…

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Locations identified that could pose low risk of COVID-19 – 14 January 2021

14/01/2021

Following a recent positive case of COVID-19, three locations have been identified which could pose a low risk of contracting the virus for people who visited at specific times.

Wednesday…

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‘Shortness of breath’ added as a symptom of COVID-19

14/01/2021

An additional symptom has been added to the ‘case definition’ of COVID-19. ‘Shortness of breath’ is now a consideration when assessing individuals for possible COVID-19.

The change was agreed today…

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Three new cases of COVID-19 detected – 14 January 2021

14/01/2021

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man.

All three cases are individuals already in self-isolation because they are close contacts of someone who tested…

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Circuit Break ‘CBSS’ support announced for Isle of Man businesses and self-employed

14/01/2021

Following an assessment of the economic impact of the circuit break lockdown by the Economic Recovery Group, it has been determined that the Coronavirus Business Support Scheme (‘CBSS’) will be…

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Location identified that could pose low risk of COVID-19 – 13 January 2021

13/01/2021

Following a recent positive case of COVID-19, a location has been identified which could pose a low risk of contracting the virus for people who visited at specific times. 

Thursday…

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