MHK calls for gov’t to look into surge testing

Sunday, February 21st, 2021 12:05pm

Douglas South member believes mass screening could prove useful

Surge testing needs to be considered following the recent cluster of coronavirus cases on the Isle of Man.

That’s from Douglas South MHK Claire Christian after she raised the issue at this month’s Tynwald sitting.

Thirteen cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed since Thursday, and are all connected to a Steam Packet employee who tested positive.

Mrs Christian says the mass testing programmes used elsewhere could prove useful here:

Manx Radio: Isle of Man News