Transport workers only exempt from self-isolation in “very limited exceptional cases”, government insists


 

The government has warned operators that exemptions to current Covid-19 self-isolation rules will only be for “very limited” exceptional circumstances, assessed on a case-by-case basis. The announcement comes in the wake of new guidelines allowing supermarket depot workers and food manufacturers exemption from quarantine rules as the government tries to ease problems in the food supply chain. But despite the government allowing retail workers, regardless of vaccination status, to do daily Covid testing instead of isolating, transport firms will still […]