Reply To: With the number of confirmed cases increasing, with notable clusters occurring, the question starting to be asked is if an employee is absent (even while in lock down) due to being diagnosed with Covid-19, can you disclose this information to other employees?

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards outlined two useful scenarios in a recent NZ Herald article that may be useful to outline where you should and should not share this sort of information. https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12315088