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The document reads: “Wanting to avoid self-isolation is now the biggest reported barrier to requesting a test.”

Outlining the proposal, the document continues: “Anyone who tested positive for coronavirus, irrespective of their age, employment status or ability to work from home, would be eligible for a TTSP (Test and Trace Support Payment).

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“This would be straight forward for local authorities to administer, though it would lead to significantly greater volumes of applications than under the current scheme.”

The Health Department is also recommending police should be given access to health data in an effort to crack down on quarantine breaches.

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