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UK 'legal matters' blamed for delayed Covid App

Interim solution for vaccine proof is forthcoming

Legal matters in the UK have been blamed for the delay in Manx residents gaining access to the NHS Covid App.

The Isle of Man was due to be included on the digital platform by 12 August but this date has now slipped.

The health and social care minister says they're 'working hard' to get access to the system which enables people to prove their vaccine status on an electronic device.

People who are travelling now can request a proof of vaccination letter from Manx Care which will be accompanied by a letter from the DHSC.

David Ashford says a temporary solution is forthcoming:

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