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First arrivals welcome changes to border restrictions

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Visitors, and returning residents, among this morning's passengers

The first passengers to arrive on the Isle of Man - without having to undergo coronavirus testing or self-isolation - have welcomed the relaxation of border restrictions.

Travellers on board the Ben-my-Chree this morning were the first to visit Manx shores since the rules changed just after midnight.

Those yet to have their second dose of a Covid vaccine will still have to isolate until they receive a negative PCR test result.

These visitors spoke to BBC Isle of Man after disembarking:

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