Alderney now Covid-free again

The first, and only, case of coronavirus was detected there two weeks ago, on Friday 5 February. Credit: ITV Channel TV

Alderney is now Covid-free again, the Island Medical Centre has confirmed.

The first, and only, case of coronavirus was detected there two weeks ago, on Friday 5 February.

However, as the individual was self-isolating at the time of testing positive, no contacts were found and the risk of further spreading was declared as "very low".

Now the person has fully recovered and the island has moved to stage one of its lockdown exit.