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Waste water surveillance to assess Covid-19 prevalence on Island

Arrey er ushtey ceaut dy hessal cadjinys Covid-19 ayns Ellan

Parteeas rish Scoill Glennid as Lheiys Cryssyn Greiney Lunnin

Bee keimyn dy choronavirus ayns Ellan Vannin er nyn sessal trooid arrey er ushtey ceaut.

Va shen feerit ec stiureyder slaynt y theay 31 Mee Vayrt, tra ta'n Ellan er n'gheddyn rey rish dy chooilley lhiettrymys bentyn da Covid-19. 

Ta'n strateish noa goll er obbraghey ayns parteeas rish Scoill Glennid as Lheiys Cryssyn Greiney Lunnin.

Ta'n Fer Lhee Henrietta Ewart gra choud's nagh vel sleih goll er coyrlaghey dy yannoo prowalys jeu hene dy reiltagh son y virus dy jean cur enn er cooishyn noa leodaghey.

AS HENRIETTA EWART : T'eh goaill sambil sornaigagh, shey sambil ass Ellan Vannin, as t'eh towse ny keimyn jeh SARS COVID2, y virus Covid, ayndaue. As nee shen ayns rieughid cur dooin cowrey foddey ny s'kiartey cre woad dy virus vees goll mygeayrt 'syn Ellan. As nee mayd geddyn tuarastylyn veih'n shalee shen nee goll stiagh ayns nyn duarastyl arree shiaghtinoil, as nee ayns rieughid lhieeney y varney lesh leodaghey ayns cur fys mychione prowalyssyn roie lhiattagh.

 

Partnership with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Levels of Coronavirus on the Isle of Man will be assessed using waste water surveillance.

That's been confirmed by the director of public health on 31st March, when the Island has dropped all legal restrictions surrounding Covid-19.

The new strategy is being run in partnership with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Dr Henrietta Ewart says as people are no longer advised to routinely test themselves for the virus the pick-up of new cases will fall off:
 

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