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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    The Health Ministry's testing of frontline workers for covid-19 is being blasted as a serious failing

    The Health Ministry's testing of frontline workers for covid-19 is being blasted as a serious failing


    Ministry data shows almost 100 healthcare workers were infected doing their jobs during the first outbreak.

    At the union E Tu, Sam Jones says we need mandatory testing of health workers, including people working across rest homes and in-home care.

    He says ongoing testing across all the health sector and not just DHBs, will help spot cases early and reduce the spread.

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