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Gov't 'too slow' to address Steam Packet risk - Robertshaw

MHK expressed concern over 'back door' to the virus

An MHK says government has been too slow to respond to the risk of Covid-19 coming to the Isle of Man via the Steam Packet.

It's as a UK-based crew member on the Ben-my-Chree has tested positive for coronavirus.

Earlier this week, East Douglas member Chris Robertshaw called for crew to be vaccinated, to close what he described as a ‘back door’ to the virus.

Mr Robertshaw appeared live on Manx Radio's Mannin Line this lunchtime:

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