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Covid: Manx outbreak will be ‘more difficult’ to eliminate – BBC News

New cases involve the more transmissible Kent variant and are widespread, a public health chief says.

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image captionPublic Health Director Dr Henrietta Ewart expects the outbreak to peak in a week
The latest Covid-19 outbreak that forced the island back into lockdown will be “more difficult” to eliminate, the public health director has said.
The Isle of Man began a 21-day circuit-breaker on Wednesday after a rise in coronavirus cases.
Dr Henrietta Ewart said the current spike was already more “widespread” and was expected to peak in a week.
Recent positive tests have…

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