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Two deaths from coronavirus have been confirmed - 4pm 18 April 2020

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Two further deaths from coronavirus have been confirmed in the Isle of Man.

They are the first recorded COVID-19 deaths in the community and they mean the total number of deaths now stands at six. Four people have died in hospital.

Since the last update (10am Saturday 18 April) there has been one further confirmed positive test for coronavirus.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the Isle of Man now stands at 297.

In total 282 patients have been instructed to self-isolate and 11 are being treated at the hospital. The contact tracing process is already underway led by Public Health.

There have been 2,321 concluded tests, 93 people are awaiting results and 59 people are awaiting tests.

In total 180 individuals are presumed recovered.