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COVID-19 restrictions still in place

Published 08 May 2023

Businesses are left disappointed as the Government maintain the strict 7 day isolation rule for COVID-19.
Earlier this month the Prime Minister, Chris Hipkins confirmed the Government will maintain this position for a further 2 months at least. Questions remain as to why is NZ one of the slowest countries in the OECD to change the position, the Government maintaining the best way to break infection cycle is through isolation.
The Leave Support Scheme is still open to assist employers in funding the sick leave through MSD here: