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Gov't confirms death of Covid patient

Chief Minister says he's 'deeply saddened' by the news

Government has confirmed a patient at Noble's Hospital has died from coronavirus.

The person is the 30th to have lost their life to Covid-19 on the Isle of Man since the start of the pandemic, and the first since 28 March.

In a statement, Chief Minister Howard Quayle said he's "deeply saddened" by the news, and his thoughts are with the individual's loved ones.

The latest figures published by government earlier today show 14 people with coronavirus continue to receive treatment at Noble's, with one in ICU.

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