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First confirmed COVID-19 case on the Isle of Man

Chied chooish COVID-19 er ny veeraghey ayns Ellan Vannin

Reiltys Ellan Vannin clou y naight

Ta Reiltys Ellan Vannin er veeraghey dy vel yn chied chooish COVID-19 feerit er ve ayns Ellan Vannin. 

Ta'n fogrey soilshaghey magh:

"Ta surransagh 'syn Ellan jiu, Jerdein 19 Mee Vayrt, er ny phrowal jarrooagh son coronavirus.

"Va'n surransagh er jeet back er y gherrid gys Ellan Vannin veih turrys gys yn Spaainey.

"Ta skimmee Slaynt y Theay er chur fys er yn surransagh dy chur coyrle as cooney, as nee eh goaill toshiaght er lorgey co-ventynee."   

 

Isle of Man Government releases the news

The Isle of Man Government has confirmed there has been the first confirmed case of COVID-19 on the Isle of Man.

The statement says:

“A patient on the Island has today, Thursday 19 March, tested positive for coronavirus.
 
"The patient had recently returned to the Isle of Man from a trip to Spain.
 
“The Public Health team has been in touch with the patient to provide advice and support, and will start contact tracing.”

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