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7,000 positive Covid cases reported over Christmas

Chief minister praises public for being responsible

Tynwald has been told that 7,000 positive Covid tests were reported over the Christmas period.

The chief minister said members of the public had done the right thing in reporting their test results and using the early release mechanism responsibly.

People are now able to leave isolation if they record two negative tests 24 hours apart.

But Alfred Cannan warned that the Island can't be complacent:

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