Friday, 26 August 2022, 18:36

An estimated 31,000 Australian workers are calling in sick every day because of the debilitating symptoms of long COVID.

Treasury data given to News Corp papers shows 12 per cent of the labour force is staying home sick because of the long-term after effects of the virus.

Meanwhile, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet is pushing to shrink the required seven-day isolation period to five days for people who test positive for COVID.

An estimated 31,000 Australian workers are calling in sick every day because of the debilitating symptoms of long COVID. Treasury data given to News Corp papers shows 12 per cent of the labour forc…