image source, Google image caption Four units in Southlands were closed to visitors for 14 days
A two-week visitation ban was imposed on a house in Isle of Man care following Covid-19 outbreak.
A spokeswoman for Manx Care said as cases were identified in two units from Southlands to Port Erin, four of its units had beenclosed to prevent further spread.
Visiting will only be permitted in "essential or exceptional circumstances ", she added.
Those authorized to visit will have to comply with strict controls.
The Gansey and Bradda dementia units and the day center on the same site remain open as they have a separate entrance.
All other Manx Care homes remain open with "minimum restrictions ", including temperature checks on arrival and the wearing of PPE.
These restrictions will be reviewed in a week.
Manx Care 's Head of Adult Services, Jonathan Carey, said the measures were designed to "ensure that we protect our vulnerable and still able residents to provide safe and efficient service ".
"We must all remain vigilant and consider the health and well-being of all who live, work and visit Manx C establishmentsare, including those where visits are allowed ", he said.
He added that the health body had made " very difficult decisions "and did not 'had not taken "closing our doors lightly ".
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