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Vaccine status is personal says health minister

Patient records can't be accessed without consent

The health minister has confirmed that government does not record the vaccination status of people who are in hospital with, or who die from, Covid-19.

David Ashford addressed the issue after a Manx resident died from the virus in Noble’s Hospital.

Information on whether a person has had a coronavirus vaccination is part of their personal patient record which can't be accessed without consent.

Mr Ashford says it’s private information:

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