'Silly' not to plan for COVID cases returning to essential work: chief health officer Kerryn Coleman

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
January 5 2022 - 6:30pm

Health authorities would be silly not to plan for a situation where COVID positive workers are brought back for essential roles as cases rise in the ACT and the healthcare workforce comes under significant strain, the chief health officer has said.


Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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