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Almost 350 relatives granted permission to visit IoM

Applications opened on Friday afternoon

Almost 350 family members have been given permission to visit the Isle of Man since the changes to border restrictions at the weekend.

A total of 576 entry permits were issued between Friday and Monday, including 161 for returning residents.

With the borders at level three, it's the first time relatives have been able to come to the Island since March 2020, with 345 applying to do so since applications opened last week.

In the same period, there were also 33 applications for compassionate travel, 26 from property owners and 11 with other contractual reasons to visit.

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