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Postcode Covid data in-line with population - Ashford

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Health minister says figures aren't unexpected

The IM9 postcode has been established as the area worst-affected by coronavirus, largely due to an outbreak which devastated Abbotswood care home.

Government has published data showing where the 336 people confirmed positive live, based on three digit postcodes.  

It shows towns and villages in the south had 125 cases, with fewer residents testing positive for the virus in the north and west of the Island.

Health Minister David Ashford says if you take Abbotswood out of the equation, figures from IM9 aren't unexpected:

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