Is it compulsory for the Employer to report to the Government if employees get infected with COVID-19? If so, how?

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“Does an employer have an obligation to inform the Government if an employee has a confirmed case of COVID-19?”

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Answer- While none of the relevant notifications/circulars issued by the Central and State Governments so far directs mandatory disclosures from employers, if there is a confirmed case of COVID-19, out of abundant caution, perhaps the employer should choose to inform the Government.
The MoHFW’s helpline number +91-11-2397 8046 and their email addresses are ncov2019@gov.in and ncov2019@gmail.com .

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