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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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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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