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The Coronavirus pandemic hit the shores of the UK in February 2020.
The true number of people with the virus is expected to be much higher, but community-wide testing has not been carried out due to residents self-isolating.
Below are some articles relating to the Coronavirus (Covis-19/C19) outbreak.
The Isle of Wight MP urges all small and medium sized businesses on the Island to see if they are eligible. Even if you don’t think you’re entitled, it’s worth checking
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 5:25pm
By IW Council Press Office with 4 readers' comments
Why Covid-19 was downgraded from ‘High Consequence Infectious Disease’ (HCID) classification: The reasons and understanding them
Circulation of the news that Covid-19 had been downgraded from being 'high consequence infectious disease' has caused great concern among some, whilst others assumed it meant there is no need for lockdown. OnTheWight sought assurances from the Government - here's what they said
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 4:24pm
By Sally Perry with 10 readers' comments
The changes have just been announced and see only a minimum service to and from the Isle of Wight
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 2:25pm
By Sally Perry with one comment
Use of the RAF Chinook helicopters - each able to carry up to two ventilated patients - will play an important role in helping to bring increased support to patients on the Isle of Wight
Tuesday, 14th April, 2020 11:49am
By Andrew Shelley with 6 readers' comments
Residents are urged to remain at home in order to stay safe and help the NHS save lives
Monday, 13th April, 2020 4:22pm
By Sally Perry with 7 readers' comments
This is the biggest jump so far of confirmed Isle of Wight Coronavirus cases. Residents are urged to remain at home in order to stay safe and help the NHS save lives
Sunday, 12th April, 2020 4:15pm
By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments