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Ashford apologises after incorrect Covid death comment

Clarification issued at coronavirus media conference

Health Minister David Ashford has issued an apology after he gave an incorrect answer in the House of Keys this morning, about a Covid vaccine related death.

 

Earlier today Manx Radio reported on the health minister's comments, where he said a person had died after an adverse reaction to a coronavirus vaccine.

 

The article has subsequently been deleted after it emerged David Ashford had made a mistake.

 

Chief Minister Howard Quayle read a statement on his behalf at this evening's coronavirus media briefing:

 

 

Mr Ashford was unable to attend the briefing so he could deliver the same statement to the House of Keys.

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