Watch: EP Approves Uniform EU Covid Cards

  • 10 Jun 2021 11:28 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Watch: EP Approves Uniform EU Covid Cards
The European Parliament yesterday approved plans to introduce a single EU Covid immunity card from July 1.

The QR code on the cards, to be issued by national authorities, must include either information on a vaccination or a recent negative test result, or must show that the holder has been infected with the coronavirus.

Only vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency will be automatically accepted by member states. The EU countries may decide whether to recognise other vaccines, such as Sinopharm and Sputnik V.

Fidesz MEPs also supported the proposal, despite earlier objections and Viktor Orbán’s promise that "those vaccinated with the Chinese vaccine will be able to travel freely during the summer."

Click here to read more about the EU Covid card

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