Denmark: Re-imposes ‘coronavirus pass’ to tackle new pandemic wave

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Her government Denmark proposed today the re-imposition of the use of digital vaccination certificates against Covid-19 – known in the country as “coronavirus fold»- to enter the interiors of bars and restaurants as the country enters a new wave of pandemic.

Denmark was one of the few countries that removed almost all restrictions against the spread of the coronavirus in September, after avoiding a third wave of infections in the spring and summer due to the extensive lockdown measures imposed since Christmas, according to Reuters.

However, the number of daily infections is growing steadily -at about 2,300 per day, up from 200 in September- lately.

At the same time, an increase is recorded in the percentage of positivity in recent weeks. From 1.2% in mid-September, it formed at 2,3% in late October.

“Many European countries are now in the middle of the fourth wave of coronavirus. In Denmark we are heading to third “We have a coronavirus wave,” said the Minister of Health Magnus Heunike during a televised press conference.

The “coronavirus pass”, which is usually displayed through a implementation in Danish mobile phones, is used to verify that the holder is vaccinated the has been diagnosed negative in the coronavirus, as in force, in general for the so-called health certificates, is transmitted by the RES EIA.

The measure introduced by the government, which is subject to parliamentary approval, will also require the concentrations indoors over 200 people, as well as in cinemas and museums.

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