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Three-week circuit breaker to cost government £8-10 million

Treasury Minister appears at coronavirus media conference

The three-week circuit break lockdown is set to cost the Manx government somewhere between £8-10 million.

Treasury Minister Alfred Cannan made the announcement at this afternoon's coronavirus media conference.

It's as he discussed the reintroduction of the financial support programmes: the Salary Support Scheme and the Manx Earnings Replacement Allowance (MERA).

Mr Cannan gave this update: