As the country reopens, ministers hope the “covid-status certification” system will allow those who have recently been tested negative to return to theaters, football matches, theaters and other events for six Tested positive within a month.
“We have made tremendous progress in the last few months with our vaccine program and everyone in the country has made a huge sacrifice to reach this stage in our recovery from Kovid-19,” Johnson said in a statement on Saturday. “We’re doing everything so that we can be able to reopen our country, so that people can return to the events, travel and other things that they like as safely as possible, and these reviews are important in allowing this to happen Will play the role. “
Dewey in a tweet on Friday described the passport as “illegal and unworkable”.
“Work is underway with clinical and ethical experts to ensure fair remission for people and a repeat test will be difficult,” the government said in Saturday’s statement.
A tourism minister said that the certification on Sunday was “a tool” that the government is “helping us to return to the things we love.”
“We are very aware and aware of the ethical considerations surrounding vaccination certification,” Nigel Huddleston told CNN affiliate NHN. “The main purpose of looking at this option is to see how it can enable us to open up, return the things we want to do quickly … A lot of businesses tell me that is one thing, but we really have to I am able to profitably open to what we want and as long as social disturbances are around, then it causes real challenges so that we can reopen as viable businesses. “
International travel from the UK is prohibited until 17 May, but after that date the government will implement a “traffic light” system. Passengers coming from “Green” countries will not have to be segregated while those coming from “Red” or “Amber” will be confined to the currently mandatory quarantine policies.
Robert Ididiols, Kelly Murray, Gregory Lemos and Ala Ilassar contributed to this report.