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Returning residents to get partial refund on Covid tests

Follows the drop in price of a test from £50 to £30

People who entered the Isle of Man before the border restrictions changed look set to be offered a partial refund on the cost of their Covid tests. 

The price of a test dropped from £50 to £30 on Saturday when the Island's borders moved to Level 3.

The number of tests required also dropped, from three to two, in line with reduced self-isolation requirements. 

In Tynwald today concerns were raised that the process had been rushed and people had been left out of pocket as a result.

Rushen MHK Juan Watterson said some were choosing to travel off-Island again to get round the higher charges and to undertake a shorter isolation period:

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