He added that the government wanted to cancel the obligation to conduct PCR tests for the coronavirus “as soon as possible” after returning from some countries.

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We don’t have to do anything just for him fact Or because others are doing it, and we have to properly consider every possible action. I never liked the idea of ​​telling people that they needed to show documents or something else to do what was just a daily activity, but it was right to have a proper look at it. Javid told BBC News: We’ve looked at it right and while we should keep it in reserve as a potential option, I’m happy to say we won’t continue with passport vaccination plans.

We have many lines of defense.

The resignation from the plan to introduce Covid certificates in England is very surprising, because just a week ago, one of Javid’s deputies, Deputy Minister for Vaccination Nazim Al-Zahawi, said that purpose Quite the contrary – it will be required not only to enter the nightclubs, which have been announced for a long time, but also for other mass events.

The withdrawal from vaccine certification applies only to England. On Friday, Scottish authorities confirmed that she will be wanted in Issue Nightclubs and mass events from October 1.

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In an interview with Sky News, Javid said the PCR-type test requirement should not be maintained for longer than necessary. We have many lines of defense and of course we still want to be very careful and there are some things that – when it comes to travel, for example – that should still be in place. But the PCR test required when I come back to the UK from some countries – I want to try to get rid of it as quickly as possible,” he said.

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He indicated that he does not intend to take this decision now, but has already asked officials to investigate the possibility of lifting this obligation.

COVID tests are mandatory for everyone

A coronavirus test on arrival in the UK is mandatory for everyone. People returning from countries where there is a so-called Green List should take one test, whether they have been vaccinated or not. When returning from Yellow List countries, vaccinated people must take one test and unvaccinated people must take two tests, returning from Red List countries will require two tests and a paid quarantine in the hotel Regardless of vaccinations.

From London Bartłomiej Niedziński (PAP)

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