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Extra Covid-19 briefings being considered says chief minister

More pre-recorded Q + A sessions on the way?

Additional question and answer sessions about Covid-19 look to be introduced to give the public more information.

That’s according to the chief minister who was asked in Tynwald today if he would consider altering the format of the current coronavirus media conferences.

As well as the sessions with local journalists government has already introduced sporadic, pre-recorded, programmes with civil servants – the next one will take place on Friday

Executive director of external relations Peter Boxer has confirmed to Manx Radio these sessions will be in addition to the briefings with local media.

Howard Quayle says it gives the public the chance to put forward their own questions:

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