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Government texts the nation with COVID-19 message

Fri, 27 Mar 2020

The Manx Government has sent a text message to every mobile phone on the Island.

An SMS message has been sent out to every active Manx phone number telling people to stay at home and "save lives".

The government doesn't have emergency messaging facilities in place that allow it to send messages directly to the entire country.

The messages have been sent out by mobile operators Sure and Manx Telecom on behalf of the government.


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