Chapter 152 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after section 7G the following section:
Section 7H: In any claim for compensation where the employee has been diagnosed with COVID-19, it shall be prima facie evidence that (i) the employee was performing his or her regular duties at the time of contracting COVID-19; (ii) the claim comes within the provisions of this chapter; and (iii) sufficient notice of the injury has been given. This section shall apply to persons employed as emergency medical technicians, emergency room and urgent care medical personnel, and emergency room and urgent care non-medical staff.
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