Peggy’s are using their iconic stickers to spread a very important message.
Howard, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Two hours late to the party as there was a lot of chat in Keys today Monday will be our 21st day without an unexplained case SIGNIFICANT Dr H & Numbers Twice incubation period = local elimination. Seeing a significant number of tests […]
Currently, individuals who have a weakened immune system and those on immunosuppressive treatment are receiving their vaccination through the priority four or priority six groups.
Howard, David, Dr Al, Dr Henrietta Well good afternoon everyone Numbers0 new cases30 active cases0 in hospital Shielding advice ended today but urging employers to speak to staff who have been shielding to prep for their return to work. Vax supply will be affected this week – down to supply […]
Howard, David, Dr Al, Dr Henny A week on from the loosening of restrictions I know deckchair time has made a difference Since last week we have had 3 new cases, but they were all close contacts of known cases Active cases have dropped rapidly, yesterday it dropped below 100 […]
Dr Ewart: ‘The link between the small recorded number of clots and the AstraZeneca vaccine is not yet certain. If there is a link, the risk is incredibly small at around four cases per million people.’
The picture was criticised for what some said was the ‘hypocrisy’ of the Manx Care team meeting when Chief Minister Howard Quayle had criticised private businesses and their employees for not working from home.
Howard, David, Dr Henrietta Well good afternoon everyone Hope you enjoyed the sun and caught up with loved ones I did, I took some cake to me Mum’s garden Numbers 1 new case – it is linked 109 active cases 1 in hospital Vaccines Continue apace All over 40 letters […]
Our final instalment from yesterday’s PAC evidence session with Dr Rachel Glover. Here, we learn all the nitty gritty details on testing and the friendly competition between the crown dependencies to test test test
This coverage of the PAC hearing is not intended to be a verbatim transcript of the full sitting and should not be treated as such, you can listen to the full sitting here. Continuing on from yesterday’s Public Accounts Committee evidence session with Dr Rachel Glover as part of its inquiry […]
This coverage of the PAC hearing is not intended to be a verbatim transcript of the full sitting and should not be treated as such, you can listen to the full sitting here. As today’s committee hearing started to pick up pace, it became clear that Dr Glover’s well publicised disagreements […]
Under the gov’s exit strategy, there should be no border restrictions in place by the end of September, when many of the island’s students will go off to university.
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson has told Gef what plans are being made for this and next year’s students. He has also hinted at changes being made to which exam boards the island’s schools follow.
Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Sad news at the weekend. Two more members of our community died. Tragedy for the Island, thoughts and prayers are with their loved ones NUMBERS *snapshot* 8 new cases 469 active cases (DA corrects the number later in the qns to 391) […]
Education Minister Dr Alex Allinson talks to Gef about schools reopening, the possibility of Covid tests for students and protecting vulnerable children from the virus.
Paul Craine provides an update on the Climate Change Bill, compares the Isle of Man’s emissions to other countries and looks at what work still needs to be done.
April Fool’s Day will mark the start of this new venture which involves the restructuring of the largest department in gov, the separation of DHSC functions and the creation of a separate operational body.
A patient at Noble’s Hospital has sadly died with Covid-19. While the person died with the virus, it was not the primary cause of death. A total of 27 people have now died on our island with the virus. The gov has said that in future, deaths will be split […]
Howard, David, Dr Henny Well good afternoon everyone Hope people have watched the emotional well-being session – highly recommend it Thanks to all involved NUMBERS 15 new cases 646 active cases 16 in hospital 3 in ICU David Few other bits while I’m here; Patients must wear a fluid-resistant IIR […]
A man has this morning been arrested in Laxey after police were called to the village’s beach for the second time in two days. At around 6am today this morning, officers attended the beach after a social media post that had been made from a person allegedly organising a swim […]
The Department for Enterprise says it paid out £2,293,000 to businesses through the Coronavirus Business Support Scheme on Wednesday. Opened on March 3, the scheme is designed to support businesses with their overheads during the March 2021 circuit break lockdown. The additional payment of £1,000 was paid to 2,293 businesses […]
A Swig and a Swab The police have charged a man with drink driving shortly after he had been swabbed at the Covid testing centre at the Grandstand on Tuesday afternoon. A police statement said: ‘The male left the area but was located a short distance away and was arrested. […]
Polling by a Guernsey based research group shows 70% of Manx respondents still see the threat from Covid as high or very high risk. This is in stark contrast to Guernsey and Jersey where only 26% of respondents still perceive it as high risk. It also puts the island above […]
The strain of lockdown on people’s mental health is becoming evident as the police report they have received calls from people threatening to harm themselves. Superintendent Stephen Maddocks said that last week the constabulary received 16 calls related to mental health issues including one person who attempted suicide and 11 […]
HQ Statement on Covid We have cautious optimism, the key data is heading in the right direction, but it is going slower than we had hoped for. The majority of cases are now being found in high risk contacts. Fewer people in isolation. All encouraging steps. Thanks to everyone who […]
Douglas Council has been ordered to pay an employee over £5,000 for unlawful deductions from his salary. William Pye, who has worked for the Council for 36 years, had gone on holiday to Cyprus in March last year and was due to be back on the island two weeks later. […]