Thursday, 20 January 2022

New Law passes for Mandatory Covid Vaccine Passport in France

New Law passes for Mandatory Covid Vaccine Passport in France

New Law passes law understanding passed between the two Houses of parliament amid massive protests against the new measures that many believe were an infringement of civil liberties.

On Monday, the French parliament approved a law that made special passports for the virus a part of daily life routine, and vaccination is mandatory for health workers. The nation continued to fight against a resurging coronavirus (Covid-19) disease. Co-operation between the two Houses of parliament amid massive protests against the new measures that many believe infringed civil rights.

President of France last week ordered that health pass -- proof of complete vaccination or negative test would require for the people of France to visit any public places such as nightclubs, cinemas, or even planes and trains. It is initially for only adults but will become compulsory for everyone after September 30 for ages above 12. Health pass care can be in digital or paper patterns and  nned

The law requires all workers working in the healthcare sector to get complete vaccination by September 15 or getting a risk of suspension. The new law further says a government order will figure how to handle vaccination documents from other countries.

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The New rules will be applicable through November 15, depending on the pandemic situation.

This bill was disclosing six days ago. Lawmakers worked throughout the night and weekend to reach a compromise edition approved by the Senate on Sunday and after midnight by the National Assembly.

New legislations are part of the Macron administration's bid to make vaccinations the most lethal weapon against Covid-19 as new variants came out, taking a tally of health infrastructure in the country. More than 1 lac people have lost their lives to a virus in France, recording about 20,000 new daily cases compared to few thousand these months.

Macron called for national unity & mass vaccination to fight against reviving virus and trashed-out at fueling anti-vaccine feelings and protest.

About 1,60,000 people protest across the country on Saturday against the mandatory vaccinations for health workers and new rule pass.

On a visit to a hospital in Polynesia French, Macron asked, "What is your freedom value if you say to me 'I not want to be vaccinated,' but tomorrow you infect your family like father, mother."

He said protesters are

"free to show themselves in a peaceful and respectful manner,"

He told demonstrations wouldn't make coronavirus vanish.

He criticizes

"people who are in the business of irrational, sometimes cynical, manipulative mobilization" against vaccination. Among those organizing the protests have been extreme right politicians and extremist members of France's yellow vest movement tapping into the anger at the Macron government.

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