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Covid isolation rules scrapped for critical workers to protect Australia’s food supply chain

Scott Morrison says relaxed isolation rules will help keep food on the shelves, as he says Australia must ‘push through’ Omicron wave

Close contacts of Covid cases employed in critical supply chains will have their isolation requirements scrapped, in an attempt to address workforce shortages that have hit the food industry.

Announcing a shake-up of isolation requirements on Monday, the prime minister, Scott Morrison, said the requirements would not apply to customer-facing roles, but those working in “critical supply chains”.

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