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One thousand 'body bags' purchased during Covid period

Order made just over a week after borders were shut

The Manx Government purchased 1,000 'body bags' just over a week after closing the Island’s borders due to Covid-19.

The Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed they were bought on 7 April 2020.

It’s information that’s been released as part of a response to a Freedom of Information request which asked how many were purchased during the pandemic period.

The items were purchased through the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) procurement team.


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