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Coronavirus information UK newest: Vaccine passports for nightclubs in September as Boris Johnson says pandemic ‘removed from over’

Coronavirus news UK latest: Vaccine passports for nightclubs in September as Boris Johnson says pandemic ‘far from over’


BRITS must present proof of two Covid jabs to get into nightclubs from the tip of September, Boris Johnson introduced on Freedom Day.

The shock announcement got here after ministers had beforehand dominated out “papers to social gathering” and insisted any such scheme could be voluntary for nightclubs.

 Talking from Chequers the place he has been compelled to isolate for 10 days, the PM added: “We’re involved, as they’re in different nations, by the persevering with danger posed by nightclubs.

“I ought to serve discover now that by the tip of September, when all over-18s may have had their likelihood to be double jabbed, we’re planning to make full vaccination the situation of entry to nightclubs and different venues the place massive crowds collect.

“Proof of a adverse take a look at will not be sufficient. I don’t need to have to shut nightclubs once more as they’ve elsewhere, but it surely does imply nightclubs must do the socially accountable factor and make use of the NHS Covid cross.”

Freedom Day bought underway early as big queues of Brits entered golf equipment at midnight on Monday for dancing, boozing and partying with none face masks or social distancing.

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