Sadiq Khan: London's 999 workers, food supply and TfL staff must be exempt from 'pings'

Sadiq Khan: London's 999 workers, food supply and TfL staff must be exempt from 'pings'

James O'Brien 10am - 1pm Sadiq Khan: London's 999 workers, food supply and TfL staff must be exempt from 'pings' 22 July 2021, 10:51 | Updated: 22 July 2021, 10:52 Sadiq Khan today called for key workers to be exempt from isolation if alerted by the NHS app, to keep London running smoothly during the 'pingdemic'. The Mayor of London told James O'Brien on Speak to Sadiq: "We are talking to the government about extending the exemption scheme so that those key workers across our city, not just in TfL, police, fire, food supplies, if they've had both jabs and they have a negative test, if they can continue working. READ MORE: ‘Pingdemic’: Shops face increasing pressure to keep shelves stocked READ MORE: Supermarket shortages LIVE - Shoppers warned not to panic buy as some shops close "If they continue to have these numbers of people being forced to self-isolate I worry about these essential services." The Mayor's comments come as supermarket shoppers report empty shelves around the country and industry figures warn of supply chain issues. Iceland has been …
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