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First coronavirus death in IoM confirmed

Announcement made at delayed media briefing

The first death from coronavirus in the Isle of Man has been confirmed by the chief minister:

They had underlying health conditions and died at Noble's Hospital.

Today's government media briefing was delayed by two hours, with it starting at 6pm.

In addition, no questions from the media were taken.

The full briefing, which featured Lieutenant Governor Sir Richard Gozney in addition to Howard Quayle, can be heard below:

You can watch the briefing here:

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