The Government of Wales has announced that Wales people will need to present their COVID-19 vaccine passport or negative test to enter the nightclub and attend the event starting next month.
From October 11th, people over the age of 18 must present one of the NHS COVID To prove vaccine status or negative test results to attend nightclubs, more than 500 indoor non-seated events, more than 4,000 outdoor non-seated events, and events with more than 10,000 participants I will pass.
The Welsh government said measures have been introduced to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus when infection rates reach “high levels” in the country.
The COVID path indicates whether a person has been completely vaccinated and whether someone has been negative for immunochromatography within the last 48 hours.
Nightclub trade groups have warned Prime Minister Mark Drakeford that the COVID certificate “has a tremendous negative impact on trade and some of the most devastated Welsh companies will lose to British companies.”
In a letter to the first minister, Benjamin Newbie of the Nighttime Industries Association said that “there is no standard to identify a” night club “and the implementation of vaccine certification is inevitably arbitrary in local governments with different licensing conditions. “He added.
He warned that there was a conflict between staff and frustrated customers, which could be fraudulent.
The Liberal Democratic Party and the Conservative Party of the Welsh Parliament also expressed concern and urged ministers not to implement the plan.
Drakeford also advised everyone to work from home if possible and make sure they were fully vaccinated, but warning levels will remain zero for the next three weeks. Said.
In Wales, it has begun to decline again in the last decade, but cases have skyrocketed since early August.
Currently, there are 494.3 cases per 100,000 people in the country. The UK case rate is 347.9.
Drakeford said: “My message to you today is simple but serious. The pandemic is not over and we all need to take steps to protect ourselves and our loved ones.
“There are high levels of viruses in our community, and our excellent vaccination program has helped prevent thousands of people from becoming seriously ill or dead, but the pressure on the NHS is It is increasing.
“We hope that introducing the requirement to present a COVID pass will help keep venues and events (many of which have just reopened) open.
“Presenting a COVID pass is part of our collective effort to keep our business open at several major events such as the successful Green Man Festival.
“We will continue to work closely with all affected companies to ensure the smooth implementation and operation of this system.
“I want to do everything I can to keep Wales safe for the fall.”
Vaccine certificates will be introduced in nightclubs and many large-scale events starting October 1st in Scotland.
The UK has not yet introduced them, but under the government’s winter plan, consider using them for large-scale events.
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