An employee can only return to work, under the following conditions:
The employee must first complete the 10 days mandatory self-isolation.
If the employee had moderate or severe symptoms, they first need to undergo a medical evaluation and may require to be booked off sick for longer than the mandatory self-isolation period.
Continued practice of personal hygiene and social distancing
The employer must monitor the employee to ensure that they do not regress
The employee that tested positive for Covid-19 must wear a surgical mask from the date of diagnosis for a period of at least 21 days.
William van Greunen – OHS Consultant