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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 13 January 2021

13/01/2021

Good afternoon. Thank you for joining us today.

We are now into Day 7 of our circuit break lockdown.

As well as the Director of Public Health who is with…

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Extended shielding for clinically vulnerable group

12/01/2021

A further period of shielding is to be advised for people identified as clinically vulnerable and extremely clinically vulnerable, to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.

People in these…

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Three new cases of COVID-19 detected – 12 January 2021

12/01/2021

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

Two of the cases are individuals already in self-isolation because a member of their household tested positive…

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New locations identified that could pose low risk of COVID-19 – 11 January 2021

11/01/2021

Following a recent positive case of COVID-19, eight 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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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 11 January 2021

11/01/2021

Good afternoon.

We are now into Day 5 of our circuit break lockdown.

The Minister of Health & Social Care is here with me to provide another update on the…

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Parents asked to keep children at home where possible

11/01/2021

Parents are being asked to keep their children at home whenever possible and only use hub schools when strictly necessary.

The Isle of Man Government is also strongly advising secondary…

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Parents receive free school meal vouchers for second lockdown

10/01/2021

Parents of children who normally receive free school meals will receive vouchers to spend on essential groceries while schools remain closed.

Most schools and nurseries in the Isle of Man…

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Two new cases of COVID-19 detected – 10 January 2021

10/01/2021

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

The first case is a day 1 test result of someone self-isolating having travelled to the Isle…

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Potentially affected pupils and staff at St Mary's Primary School contacted

09/01/2021

All pupils and staff at St Mary’s Primary School who are potentially affected following a child at the school testing positive for COVID-19 have now been contacted by the COVID-111…

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Statement by the Minister for Education, Sport & Culture - 9 January 2021

09/01/2021

I would like to thank the headteacher at St Mary’s School for her help overnight.

I hope the child who has been tested positive remains well and would like to…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 9 January 2021

09/01/2021

Good afternoon everyone.  Thank you for taking the time to watch and listen today.  I am back sooner than I had expected and am joined by the Minister for Education,…

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Two new cases of COVID-19 detected – 9 January 2021

09/01/2021

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been detected in the Isle of Man.  As yet, no source of transmission has been identified, however the two travel related clusters announced on…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 08 January 2021

08/01/2021

We are now into Day Two of our circuit break lockdown. Thank you for everything so many of you have already done for our Island.

Today, as well as the…

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Treasury Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 8 January 2021

08/01/2021

I know that asking the community to stay at home for 21 days will have economic and financial impacts and that is why we have immediately reopened our Salary Support…

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Debt Counselling Service maintained during lockdown

08/01/2021

People who find themselves in financial difficulty are reminded that a confidential Debt Counselling Service remains available to them during the Island’s second lockdown. 

The service, run by the Isle…

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Over-80s invited to register for Covid vaccination

08/01/2021

More than 4300 Island residents over the age of 80 are to be invited to come forward for a vaccination to protect themselves from the effects of Covid-19. 

Letters will…

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Minister appeals for patience from Salary Support Scheme applicants

08/01/2021

Applicants for the latest round of the Salary Support Scheme are reminded that they should not make an application until they have paid their staff for the period to 31…

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Minister Ashford's statement on COVID-19 - 07 January 2021

07/01/2021

Thank you Chief Minister,

As people will be aware our vaccination programme is both a national priority and a priority for the department of Health and Social Care.

I can…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 7 January 2021

07/01/2021

Good afternoon.

Thank you for joining us on Day One of our circuit break lockdown. I would like to focus today on our vaccination programme.

When I spoke withyou…

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Update on nurseries, playgroups and childminders

07/01/2021

On Tuesday, the Chief Minister ordered the closure of nurseries, playgroups and childminders for most children on the Isle of Man effective from 23.59 on Wednesday.

The Government has asked…

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