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Important for schools to listen to Public Health advice, says minister

DESC website had downplayed need for face coverings in school

Schools will follow advice from Public Health Isle of Man when pupils return to the classroom next week.

That's the message from the education minister after concerns were raised that guidance on her department's website was out of date.

Julie Edge confirmed she's asked for advice around face coverings to be updated online, after the department's website stated there was no need for students to wear them.

She says it's important to listen to Public Health's updates:

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