Directive for compensation of workplace-acquired COVID-19

On 23 July 2020, the Minister of Employment and Labour published, in the Government Gazette, a Directive for Compensation of Workplace-Acquired COVID-19. A copy of the Directive can be accessed at

Employers must note that the Directive published on 23 July 2020 replaces the version published on 23 March 2020.

The Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (COID Act), provides for compensation for disablement caused by occupational injuries or diseases sustained or contracted by employees in the course of their employment, or for death resulting from such injuries or diseases.

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