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MHK 'astonished' at lack of vaccine for SPC crew

Douglas East member reacts to news of seven new Covid-19 cases

An MHK says he's 'astonished' Steam Packet crews weren't vaccinated against coronavirus straight away when it was shown the jab reduced transmission.

Douglas East member Chris Robertshaw gave his reaction on the Mannin Line following confirmation of seven new cases of Covid-19 on the Isle of Man.

Mr Robertshaw previously called for those working for the ferry operator to be inoculated, due to the mixing of Manx and UK employees.

He says government should have acted sooner:

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