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Reassurance to our customers - Issued on behalf of Island retailers

07/01/2021

We know that many of you are concerned about how this new community transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) may affect the Isle of Man and in particular, how this may affect…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 06 January 2021

06/01/2021

Good afternoon.

Thank you for joining us today as we head into our circuit break lockdown tonight.  While most of the measures come into force from one minute past midnight…

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Remote learning stepped up as schools close

06/01/2021

Schools and nurseries in the Isle of Man are to close from Thursday except for vulnerable children and those of key workers as the Island prepares to enter a second…

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Wine bar appeal leads 130 to self-isolate as more locations identified

06/01/2021

More than 130 people who visited a wine bar, identified as a high risk location for Covid-19, are now self-isolating after an appeal on Tuesday.

Anyone who attended the Truth…

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Information for DOI Tenants and First Time Buyers

06/01/2021

Further to the Chief Ministers announcement of 5 January 2021 and the subsequent advice we have been given, we would like to inform you of changes to our services and…

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COVID-19 circuit break – closure of Social Security reception areas

05/01/2021

Social Security reception areas on the ground floor of Markwell House in Douglas and in Ramsey Town Hall are closed until and including 31 January 2021 to protect the welfare…

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COVID-19 circuit break – closure of Income Tax public counter

05/01/2021

The Income Tax public counter on the second floor of Government Office has been closed until and including 31 January 2021 to protect the welfare of customers and staff.

This…

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COVID-19 – closure of Custom & Excise public counter

05/01/2021

The Customs & Excise public counter at Customs House, North Quay, Douglas, has been closed until and including 31 January 2021 to protect the welfare of customers and staff.

Online…

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COVID-19 circuit break – closure of Rates public counter

05/01/2021

The Treasury’s Rates public counter on the first floor of Government Offices, Buck’s Road, Douglas, has been closed until and including 31 January 2021to protect the welfare of customers and…

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COVID-19 circuit break – Salary Support Scheme

05/01/2021

The Salary Support Scheme is being reopened to all businesses that were able to claim during last year’s period of lockdown, 2 March to 19 July 2020.

This is designed…

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COVID-19 circuit break - Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance

05/01/2021

The Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance – MERA – is being brought back into effect immediately.  

Claims can be made online at gov.im/coronavirus from 9am on Thursday 7 January. Anyone who…

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Chief Minister's statement on COVID-19 - 05 January 2021

05/01/2021

Good afternoon.

I have a lot of important information to tell you today. I am therefore grateful that you have taken the time to join us.

You will - I…

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Ramsey bar identified as high risk location for COVID-19

05/01/2021

Anyone who attended the Truth Wine & Tapas bar on Parliament Street in Ramsey, on either New Year’s Eve or Saturday 2 January, is being asked to self-isolate immediately.

The…

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Council of Ministers meeting to evaluate evolving threat from COVID

05/01/2021

The Council of Ministers is currently meeting to evaluate the evolving threat to the Island posed by COVID-19.  It follows the deteriorating situation in the United Kingdom and six positive…

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Chief Minister Press Briefing on COVID-19: 3 January 2021

03/01/2021

Good morning everyone and thank you for watching and listening – Happy New Year.

Today I am joined by the Minister for Health and Social Care David Ashford and our…

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Update on recent COVID-19 cases

02/01/2021

The public are being reassured that the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 is low following two individuals, who went on to test positive for the virus, visited six locations…

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Two new locations identified that could pose low risk of COVID-19

01/01/2021

Two additional locations have been identified which could pose a low risk of contracting COVID-19 for people who visited at specific times.

It follows yesterday’s announcement of an individual testing…

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Three new cases of COVID-19 detected – 31 December 2020

31/12/2020

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

The first case relates to an individual who travelled to the Isle of Man with an exemption…

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Chief Minister Press Briefing: 30 December 2020

30/12/2020

Good afternoon. Thank you for joining me this afternoon. I hope you have all enjoyed a wonderful Christmas.  

I would like to update you on our response to COVID. I…

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People who have travelled from or through South Africa in past fortnight asked to call COVID-111

24/12/2020

Anyone on the Island who has travelled from or through South Africa in the past two weeks is being encouraged to call the COVID-111 service and arrange to be tested…

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