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NHS App Could Become ‘Health Passport’ To Prove Covid-Free Status

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23.02.2021

The NHS Covid app could be used as a “health passport” that includes vaccinations and negative test results to allow access to live events and nightclubs.

It is understood that the government’s new review of “Covid certification” will include the option of using the smartphone app that has been downloaded 21 million times since its launch last year.

The idea of digital “immunity certificates” for use both at home and abroad has grown in recent weeks, with figures like former PM Tony Blair saying they will become “inevitable”.

Although ministers have long denied they back “vaccine passports” for access to domestic services, the new “roadmap” published on Monday included a review of certification to be led by Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove.

Whitehall is looking at........

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