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Manx authorities monitoring corona developments

Passengers from China now being screened at Heathrow

The Isle of Man Government says it's monitoring developments with the corona virus outbreak.

Passengers landing at Heathrow Airport from China, where the virus originated, are now being screened on arrival.

Public Health Isle of Man has confirmed it's keeping a close eye on the situation.

Meanwhile, the Island's ports authority says any Manx passengers returning from China will be checked in the UK as there are no direct flights between Ronaldsway and the Asian country.

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