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New isolation rules come into force

Minimum ten days isolation required

New self-isolation requirements have come into force on the Isle of Man today.

Changes which came in at one-minute-past-midnight this morning mean people who've tested positive for Covid-19 will need to self-isolate for a minimum of ten days instead of 14.

The rule also applies to those who've been identified as 'high-risk' by the Island's contact tracing team, and those whose isolation period began before yesterday's announcement.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle said the move is backed by science:

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