Great Britain. Covid passports will not be effective in England. Health Minister announced


Covid passports will not be effective in England. They will not need to be introduced to enter nightclubs and other mass events. The decision was announced by British Health Minister Sajid Javid on Sunday.

government is giving covid passport In England. UK Health Minister Sajid Javid said on Sunday: “The requirement to present a Covid certificate to enter nightclubs and other mass events in England will not be introduced.” He said the government wanted to do away with the obligation to conduct coronavirus PCR tests “as soon as possible” after returning from certain countries.

– We should not do something just for the sake of fact or because others are doing it, and we must look at every possible action precisely. I never liked the idea of ​​telling people that they only needed to show a document or something to do a daily activity, but it was perfect to look at. Javid told BBC News that we looked at it right, and that we should reserve it as a possible option, I am happy to say that we will not continue with the vaccine passport plans.

Great Britain. Covid passports will not be effective in England

The resignation from the plan to introduce Covid certificates in England is quite surprising, because just a week ago, one of Javid’s deputy, Vaccination Deputy Minister Nadim Zahawi, said the exact opposite – that he would not only need to enter nightclubs, Which has been announced for a long time, but also for other mass events.

Withdrawal from vaccine certificate only applies to England. Scottish officials confirmed on Friday they would be required to return to nightclubs and mass events from 1 October.

In an interview with Sky News, Javid said that the need for PCR testing should not be sustained for longer than necessary. – We have multiple lines of defense and of course we still want to be very careful and there are some things – when it comes to travel, for example – that have to be enforced. But the PCR test which is required when I return to the UK from some countries – I want to try to get rid of it as soon as possible,’ he said.

He indicated that he did not intend to take this decision yet, but had already asked officials to investigate the possibility of taking on such an obligation.

coronavirus test on arrival Great Britain are mandatory for all. People returning from countries with the so-called Green List have to do a test whether they have been vaccinated or not. Upon returning from Yellow List countries, vaccinated people must pass one test and non-vaccinated people two, and returning from Red List countries will require two tests and a paid hotel quarantine regardless of vaccination . Author: Bartłomiej Niedziński


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