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MHK claims school mitigations 'aren't helping problem'

Heywood calls for more HEPA filters

A Rushen MHK has called for more high efficiency air filters to be installed in Island schools.

Dr Michelle Heywood has urged the education minister to change the Covid-19 strategy in educational settings.

In Tynwald this week she told Julie Edge face coverings weren't working and other things needed to be looked at:

Ms Edge also confirmed that additional HEPA filters will be installed, and monitored, 'where appropriate' - something which would have an impact on the Department of Infrastructure workforce.

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