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Ashford won't be drawn on vaccine hub cost

Facilities 'worth every penny' says minister

The health minister says he won't reveal the costs behind the Island's vaccination facilities until they're finalised.

It's as the new hub, at the former Shoprite site on Chester Street in Douglas, came online today.

460 people will receive their first and second jabs at the facility which replaces the centre on Ward 20 in the Newlands building at Noble's Hospital.

Anyone who had their first dose at Noble's Hospital is reminded their second will be administered at the new Chester Street site. 

David Ashford says the amount government has spent on vaccine facilities will be shared in future:


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