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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)


Directive on Compensation for Workplace-acquired Novel Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19)

Schedule A : Circular No. CF/06/2020

4. Impairment


4.1. Assessment of permanent impairment shall be determined three (3) months after diagnosis and when Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) has been reached.


The degree of impairment will be evaluated based on the medical complications of the COVID-19 from the affected body system(s).


4.2. Where there are medical complications, additional tests required to assess the presence of abnormalities present in the cardio-respiratory system and other organ systems affected by COVID-19 must also be provided.