COVID-19: Fuel and food supplies suffer from self-isolating staff

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    Supermarket shelves sit empty, and warnings of fuel shortages after the track and trace system ping a large percentage of labourers.

    Supermarkets are hiring temporary staff to keep businesses running as employers call on the government to move forward the date to change self-isolating laws.

    Sky’s Paul Kelso visits the businesses effected.

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