How to book a coronavirus test if you are a key worker


Food and other necessities

Food chain workers, including those involved in the production, processing, distribution, sale and delivery of goods.

Key public services

Postal workers, those responsible for managing the justice system, religious personnel and those responsible for the management of the deceased, as well as journalists providing public service broadcasting.

Local and national government

Local and national officials in administrative positions “essential to the effective delivery” of the Covid-19 response or to the delivery of essential public services, including payment for benefits.

Public service workers

Staff were to maintain the ongoing oil, gas, electricity, water and sanitation operations. Nuclear, chemical and telecommunications personnel. Those in the postal service and those who work to provide essential financial services.

Public safety and national security

Police and support personnel, civilian Ministry of Defense and armed forces personnel, firefighting and rescue personnel, and border, prison and probation security officers.


Those who operate the air, sea, road and rail modes of passenger and freight transportation.

Read the full list on the Ministry’s website.


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