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130,000 vaccines coming to the Island

Appeal for medical volunteers to come forward

The CEO of the Department of Health and Social Care says 130,000 vaccines have been confirmed for the Island.

The logistics of rolling out the inoculations on the Isle of Man were shared by Kathryn Magson, who joined the latest government briefing via live video link:

Mrs Magson confirmed care homes and healthcare staff would be prioritised, with medical professionals administering the first jabs, and appealed for retired healthcare volunteers to help with the extended roll-out:

As of the latest update there are no new cases of coronavirus on the Isle of Man, and the total number of active cases remains at zero.

You can find a full round-up of today's government coronavirus media conference here.