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Vaccine uptake at prison 'slow'

Education sessions being held to inform inmates

Vaccine uptake amongst inmates at the Isle of Man Prison is 'slow'.

Education sessions are being held to provide information about the Covid-19 jabs.

The facility, in Jurby, is currently locked down after an outbreak of Coronavirus amongst inmates.

One wing is operating on a ‘Black’ regime meaning inmates have less time out of their cells.

Prison governor Leroy Bonnick and acting deputy governor Martin Phillips say healthcare staff are keen to engage prisoners:

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