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"It's a bit surreal" says newlywed on leaving the Comis Hotel

29 people exit the complex after completing 14-day quarantine

The first group of Manx citizens kept in quarantine at the Comis Hotel were able to return to their homes and families today (Apr 29).   

It marks the end of a two week stay for the 29 people who were repatriated, then isolated at the complex to protect against a 'secondary spread' of covid-19.

A further 25 people will enter the hotel today after they arrived this afternoon from the UK via the Steam Packet.

Newlyweds Paul and Cheryl Myers were among those who left the Comis today - Cheryl described the experience:   

During today's coronavirus media conference, Health Minister David Ashford says there's been a mixed reaction from those who've experienced the repatriation process: