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Covid vaccine: IoM set to surpass UK percentage of second doses

Just under 40% of Manx residents have received both injections

The Isle of Man is set to have a greater percentage of its population fully vaccinated against coronavirus than the UK in the coming weeks.

That's according to the health minister as the Island's vaccine rollout resumed following a two-week pause.

Just under 40% of Manx residents eligible for the programme have received both doses, compared to more than half in the UK.

Despite this, David Ashford says continuing vaccines over the last fortnight wouldn't have been practical:

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