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Kent variant and behaviour blamed for slow drop in Covid

'Outbreak curve' is still heading in right direction

The Covid-19 ‘outbreak curve’ is heading in the right direction but active case numbers are dropping slower than expected.

That’s according to the director of public health.

Yesterday it was announced the Isle of Man will remain under full lockdown measures until April.

It’s because of the number of unexplained, and unexpected, cases still being identified.

Dr Henrietta Ewart says there are two reasons for this:

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