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VACCINE PASSPORTS A GO FOR VENUES
7/20/21

The U.K. Government has done a U-turn and announced that vaccine certificates will be compulsory to enter venues and nightclubs beginning in late September, when a negative test alone won’t permit entry.

Earlier in July, health secretary Sajid Javid said businesses and large events would be encouraged to use vaccine passports but not legally required to do so. On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson reversed that decision in an apparent attempt to encourage young people to get vaccinations.

During a press conference, Johnson said that he is “planning to make full vaccination the condition of entry to nightclubs and other venues where large crowds gather.” The rule will come into play when all over-18s will have had the opportunity to receive both doses of the vaccine.

“Some of life’s most important pleasures and opportunities are likely to be increasingly dependent on vaccination,” he added.

Michael Kill, CEO of the Night Time Industries Association, called the U-turn “an absolute shambles.”

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