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More than 80% of Covid hospital patients double jabbed

IoM infection rate higher than any UK region

More than 80 per cent of patients in Noble's Hospital, last week, with Coronavirus had received two Covid-19 vaccinations.

The latest government surveillance report shows 11 of the 13 Covid-positive patients had 2+2 vaccine status.

The figures show the Isle of Man has an r-rate of 1.27 - higher than any UK region.

The majority of positive cases in the last week have been in children with the 10-14 age group affected most.

More than a third of people coming forward for PCR testing have received a positive test result with an average of 88 new cases confirmed each day.

No deaths have been confirmed since last week's report with the total number of people who've died due to Coronavirus here since the start of the pandemic remaining at 57.

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