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Repatriation to change from Comis Hotel stay, to self-isolation

Quayle signals change in policy

Manx residents returning to the Island will soon no longer be required to enter mandatory quarantine at the Comis Hotel.

Chief Minister Howard Quayle made the announcement at this afternoon's extraordinary sitting of Tynwald.

Those seeking repatriation will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days at home, though.

The chief minister says further details will be made available at the end of the week. 

Mr Quayle explained to the Court that the new repatriation process will be done within stringent guidelines: