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New hyperbaric chamber ordered despite Covid delays

Charity had hoped to place order 12-18 months ago

Replacement equipment for a new hyperbaric chamber has been ordered – despite fundraising being hindered by the Coronavirus pandemic.

The Isle of Man Hyperbaric Chamber Charity says it had hoped to order the chamber around 18 months ago but Covid-19 delayed its progress.

It's being manufactured by a German company and will take around nine months to build.

John Houghton, from the charity, says the delays were unavoidable:

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