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Suspected case of COVID-19 returns negative result following official test - 15 October 2020

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This morning Isle of Man Government announced a suspected case of COVID-19.  An individual contacted the 111 line following a positive result to a private test.

As a precaution, the individual was instructed to self-isolate for fourteen days, along with other members of their household.

Due to the result being from a private test and not carried out through the official testing service at Nobles Hospital, the individual was immediately offered a test using the hospitals professional PCR system.

The test has returned a negative result.