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  •   Home > News > Politics

    Act leader David Seymour says we can't afford to have critical workers taken out of circulation...causing supply chain issues

    Act leader David Seymour says we can't afford to have critical workers taken out of circulation...causing supply chain issues


    He says Omicron requires a whole new plan.

    Seymour says we don't have a clear steer on what the rules will be for someone who tests positive and has to isolate.

    The act leader says if people are otherwise healthy, they shouldn't have to isolate.

    Seymour says that's because we won't have the testing capacity to test all the people who are infected, so whether you're confirmed as a case is a question of whether you're tested.

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