Boris Johnson is to set out plans for a domestic “vaccine passport” system to help the country ease itself out of lockdown.
Mr Johnson said he rejects the term “vaccine passports”, but on Bank Holiday Monday he will announce a system for “COVID-status certification” which could allow people to return to sporting fixtures, theatres and other public events.
Officials are planning a series of trial events over the coming months as they look to find a way for venues such as football grounds and nightclubs to reopen without the need for social distancing.
MPs will want to study the proposals closely with many deeply suspicious about domestic “vaccine passports” and some calling them “dangerous” and “discriminatory”.
Here is what we know so far about how a scheme could work in England.
How will a vaccine passport scheme work?
The government is looking at developing a system over the coming months which will consider…