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Self-isolation exercise ban 'detrimental to physical and mental health'

Garff member, Daphne Caine

MHK urges government to reconsider changes

Banning exercise for those facing a 21-day self-isolation period could have a detrimental impact on physical and mental health.

That's the fear of one MHK after the quarantine period for those returning to the Island was extended to three weeks, unless they pay for two tests.

Residents in isolation have previously been allowed to do an hour's outdoor exercise per day while wearing a face mask, but that option was removed last week.

Garff member Daphne Caine is urging government to reconsider as soon as possible: