The Isle of Man is to close its borders to non-residents from 9am on Monday 23 March 2020 to help contain the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}The Isle of Man's border is to reopen to residents on 20 July, the chief minister has said. Isle of Man News Manx Weather ... Mrs Baker says if government wants to retain more staff in the months ahead, it needs to announce a clear-cut plan to reopen the borders: Listen to this audio. Those who return will be legally required to self-isolate for 14 days. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Howard Quayle told Tynwald the border remained an "integral part of our defences" against the disease. Manx residents will be able to travel freely from 20 July provided they self-isolate on return. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}The Isle of Man's border will remain closed because it is "not the moment to make significant changes", the chief minister has said. The Island’s five-stage plan to relax its border restrictions has been published. Jersey expects to reopen its borders by the first fortnight of July, chief minister John Le Fondre said. Coronavirus: Isle of Man to ease lockdown restrictions. Coronavirus: Isle of Man five-stage border plan published, 'Don't give up, the storm ends': A message of hope. Despite the easing of lockdown measures worldwide, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on most industries, none more so than travel and tourism. The Hooded Ram, which launched in 2013, published a Facebook post saying "Unfortunately Hooded Ram Brewery will not be reopening, we have just been informed. Isle of Man News Manx Weather ... Howard Quayle said the Council of Ministers decided against moving to Level 4 of the border reopening strategy. Its master brewer, Dr Mike Cowbourne, also tweeted to confirm the news. The Isle of Man's border is to reopen to residents on 20 July, the chief minister has said. 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