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Compulsory jabs extended to school and healthcare workers

Staff reporters
Mon, 11 Oct 2021

Compulsory jabs extended to school and healthcare workers
Teachers will need to be double vaccinated by Jan 1 next year. (Image: Getty)
Staff reporters
Mon, 11 Oct 2021
Unvaccinated teachers in areas under lockdown will be required to produce a negative covid-19 test result before returning to the classroom for the last term of the school year. However, the hoped-for return to school next Monday will not occur, as the government decided today that the Auckland covid outbreak does not allow for a further easing of level 3 restrictions in the country's largest city.Education minister Chris Hipkins announced the testing requirement along with a new compulsory vaccination order that will see all teachers...

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