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South of the Island hit worst by Covid-19

Postcode data shows where those confirmed with virus reside

Towns and villages in the south of the Island were most affected by Covid-19.

It's according to postcode data published by the government, which shows where the 336 people confirmed positive with coronavirus live.  

The most affected communities were those in Castletown, Malew, Port St Mary, Rushen, and Arbory, where there were 125 cases.

This area includes the Abbottswood Care Home, where twenty residents died in a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

It appears the north of the Island hasn't suffered the same level of infection as in the south.

There were ten confirmed cases in Ramsey, nine in Jurby and Andreas, with only three in Kirk Michael.

In Douglas, 106 residents tested positive for coronavirus.

You can see the full breakdown, which came from the Department of Health and Social Care in response to a question by Douglas Central MHK Chris Thomas, below:

IM1 - 22 - Douglas

IM2 - 84 - Central Douglas (including part of Onchan)

IM3 - 32 - Onchan

IM4 - 31 - Foxdale, Union Mills, Laxey, St Johns

IM5 - 20 - Peel

IM6 - 3 - Kirk Michael

IM7 - 9 - Andreas, Jurby, Sulby, Maughold

IM8 - 10 - Ramsey

IM9 - 125 - Ballasalla (Abbotswood), Castletown, Colby, Port Erin, Port St Mary

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