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Isle of Man 'in much better place now' to tackle Covid

Cannan says vaccine rollout a key tool in fight against virus

The Isle of Man is in a much better position to tackle Covid-19 than it was 12 months ago.

That's the belief of the chief minister who's advised residents to prepare themselves for 'a difficult few weeks'.

Alfred Cannan says the vaccine and booster rollout and greater testing, through lateral flow devices, are key tools in combating the virus.

But he admits managing the effect Coronavirus is having on staffing, across the Island, is currently the main threat:

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