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Hooper: Contact tracing 'front and centre' of Covid approach

About doing the right thing says health minister

People on the Isle of Man are being urged to self-isolate if they are contact traced – despite the fact it's not a legal requirement.

The process of tracking close contacts of someone with Covid-19 is continuing as part of government's efforts to contain spread of the virus.

The health and social care minister says it should be 'front and centre' of the approach with people contacted within a 'day or two' of a positive PCR result.

Lawrie Hooper says whilst self-isolation and testing for people deemed close contacts is not enforceable it's about 'doing the right thing':

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