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Director of Public Health reviewing lateral flow tests

Chief Minister confirms rapid testing regime is under consideration

The use of lateral flow testing is being considered on the Isle of Man.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle confirmed the rapid tests are being reviewed by the Island's Director of Public Health.

Douglas South MHK Claire Christian asked whether similar regimes to those in Jersey and Guernsey, where the tests have been used to check schoolchildren, teachers and police, could be brought in here.

Mr Quayle says the Channel Islands have taken a different approach to the Isle of Man:

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