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Lateral flow device stocks replenished

Thu, 29 Jul 2021

An additional 50,000 lateral flow devices (LFDs) have been delivered to the Island, ready for distribution to pharmacies and local authority outlets over the next two days.

More than 25,000 test kits will today (29 July) be delivered to participating pharmacies and local authorities assisting with distribution. The public are advised that LFDs can be collected from commissioners’ offices and town halls listed below during normal opening hours only:

Douglas Borough Council

Henry Bloom Noble Library,

Duke Street, Douglas


Peel Commissioners

Town Hall, Derby Road, Peel IM5 1RG


Castletown Commissioners

Castletown Town Hall

Farrants Way, Castletown IM9 1NR


Port Erin Commissioners

Port Erin Commissioners Office

Bridson Street

Port Erin IM9 6AN


Ramsey Commissioners

Ramsey Town Hall (and Library on Saturdays)

Ground Floor


Onchan Commissioners

Onchan District Commissioners 

Hawthorn Villa,

Main Road, Onchan, IM3 1RD


A similar delivery will be made to local authorities and pharmacies tomorrow.

So far 290,000 tests have been brought to the Isle of Man and plans are in place to secure a weekly supply of around 130,000 tests for the foreseeable future, subject to continuing demand.



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