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Patient dies from COVID-19

01/08/2021

A patient at Noble’s Hospital has died from COVID-19.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle MHK said:

“I am deeply saddened by this news.  My thoughts are with the loved ones and…

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Island due to follow latest JCVI advice for COVID-19 vaccines

29/07/2021

The Isle of Man’s COVID-19 vaccination programme is due to follow the recent advice from the UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) on the vaccination of those aged…

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Lateral flow device stocks replenished as regular LFD supply to Island set up

29/07/2021

An additional 50,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) have been delivered to the Island, ready for distribution to pharmacies and local authority outlets over the next two days.

More than 25,000…

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Move to bring forward vaccination appointments

28/07/2021

More than 500 appointments for second dose COVID-19 vaccinations are being brought forward to increase the number of Island residents with fullest protection from coronavirus.

The interval between the two…

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Large consignment of lateral flow tests arrives on Island

26/07/2021

Well over 100,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) and have been delivered to the Island and are being made available to the Manx public today. Further deliveries will be made on…

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Changes made to Island’s COVID-19 regulations

24/07/2021

Yesterday, Tynwald approved a number of changes to the Isle of Man’s COVID-19 regulations, representing another step forward in the Island’s journey to gradually remove travel restrictions.  Changes were also…

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New Support Announced for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

23/07/2021

As well as increasing the amount of incapacity benefit available to individuals who are unable to work due to isolation, the Economic Recovery Group has announced new support for businesses…

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Government asked to bring changes to COVID-19 rules back to Tynwald for another vote

23/07/2021

A vote in Tynwald yesterday meant that a number of changes the Government had proposed to the Island’s COVID-19 regulations were not able to be debated or voted on.

The…

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Large supply of lateral flow tests due in Island

23/07/2021

More than 120,000 lateral flow home tests kits will be made available to the general public next week, to support the Manx community in learning to live with and adapt…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 22 July 2021

22/07/2021

Good afternoon,

I am joined today at the podium by the Minister for Health and Social Care and online by our Director of Public Health.

In recent days case numbers…

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Incapacity Benefit Increases to Support Isolation

22/07/2021

Treasury has announced a temporary increase to the rate of Incapacity Benefit for the first 14 days of absence from work in order to improve support for persons unable to…

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Hello Little People encourage children to ‘Be Safe, Be Smart, Be Kind’ in new campaign video

21/07/2021

In partnership with the Isle of Man Government, local children’s theatre company, Hello Little People have produced a video designed to help young people remember how they can mitigate the…

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Council of Ministers expresses concern with initial decision for Tynwald to sit virtually

20/07/2021

At a meeting of the Council of Ministers this morning – which took place in person – ministers expressed concern at the initial decision by the Deputy President of Tynwald…

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Supply of lateral flow devices due to be delivered to Island

20/07/2021

Supplies of lateral flow device (LFD) test kits are due back in stock at Island pharmacies from tomorrow, Wednesday 21 July.

Lateral flow devices remain a useful self-test for close…

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Vaccine walk-in clinics available for first doses

20/07/2021

Walk-in clinics will be available later this week and beginning of next week for individuals aged 18 and over to receive a vaccine.

The following walk-in clinics will be open…

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Tynwald approval sought for proposed changes to COVID-19 regulations

20/07/2021

Tynwald will this week be asked to approve revisions to the Island’s COVID-19 regulations.  The changes include provisions to open up travel from countries on England’s green and amber lists;…

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Public urged to be patient as 111 team deals with high demand

17/07/2021

Members of the public who have a positive lateral flow test result or symptoms of coronavirus are being urged to stay home, self-isolate and be patient when calling 111.

The…

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Online system launched for swabbing requests

17/07/2021

An online swab test request system has opened for people who have COVID-19 symptoms or who have returned a positive result from a lateral flow test device (LFD).

The booking…

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

15/07/2021

Good afternoon – my thanks for taking the time to watch and listen today.

Here at the podium with me is the Minister for Health and Social Care and joining…

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Lateral flow test kits available for asymptomatic close contacts

15/07/2021

Lateral flow test kits are now available for collection from community pharmacies around the Island, and this evening from four high school car parks, as supplies are re-stocked.  

The home…

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