MAN ALIVE! Isle of Man locals flock to pubs and shops as ALL Covid lockdown rules are lifted including social distancing and masks

ISLE of Man locals have flocked to pubs and shops after all lockdown restrictions were scrapped today.

Bars and pubs opened their doors at one minute past midnight last night while shops and restaurants were open for business today.

Locals have described feeling 'grateful' and 'upbeat'

In comparison to the Isle’s low cases, in the UK yesterday’s figures showed another 587 Brits were recorded to have died with the virus.

And 21,088 more positive tests were recorded overnight.

Isle of Man Chief Minister Howard Quayle today announced a raft of changes to its “circuit breaker” restrictions on the island.