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Lifestyle businesses could be the last to reopen

Deemed the most risky due to close contact

Lifestyle businesses on the Isle of Man are being warned they could be the last to open as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease.

The Council of Ministers will meet on Thursday to discuss opening up non-essential retail and other businesses forced to close by the latest Coronavirus outbreak.

However hospitality businesses, and those in the health and beauty industries, could be forced to wait longer than most.

Director of Public Health Dr Henrietta Ewart says that’s because they are riskier:

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