NHS app to be used as COVID passport for international travel, Shapps confirms
Wednesday, 28 April 2021 Britons will find out which countries they will be able to enjoy quarantine-free travel to this summer "in the next couple of weeks" - as the transport secretary confirmed an NHS app will be used as a COVID passport for travel abroad.
United States to, Restrict Travel From India, Due to Surge in COVID-19 Cases.
Joe Biden’s administration is set to ban all travel
from India into the United States starting Tuesday. .
White House press secretary Jen Psaki
confirmed the news on Friday. .
Psaki said the decision to restrict...
British-Chinese people who have experienced racist abuse during the coronavirus pandemic fear they will be scarred for more than a generation, an expert has warned.Business psychologist and author Binna Kandola said people have become isolated and withdrawn from society after experiencing a rising tide of abuse, and it will take a long time for many to feel “completely safe” again. Among those to have experienced prejudice was Berkshire woman Jenny Pattinson. She said "I can’t live like this any more. I’m not going to stop, let these people stop me from living my life."
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The Crown stars Olivia Colman, Emma Corrin and Josh O’Connor all scored Emmy Award nominations for their farewell season on Netflix’s lavishly produced regal drama.Bridgerton’s Rege-Jean Page was also recognised for playing the dashing Duke of Hastings and is up against O’Connor, another first-time nominee.Other Britons with nominations include Michaela Coel, Kate Winslet, Cynthia Erivo and Anya Taylor-Joy.
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As British Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveils a plan to lift coronavirus restrictions from July 19, he urged the population to learn to live with the virus. Johnson had initially aimed for a full reopening on June 21 but was forced to push back the date because of a surge in the highly contagious Delta variant.
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While festivalgoers may expect to see bars and burger vans alongside the music stages, a vaccination bus has been attracting revellers at Latitude Festival. The single-decker, staffed by NHS workers, is between the festival campsite and the main arena on the site at Henham Park in Suffolk.
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Nadhim Zahawi said the certificate of health status would be available via the NHS app, the NHS website or by asking for a written document.The minister told the Commons: “This week, after a successful trial, we have rolled out the NHS Covid pass. This allows people safely and securely to demonstrate their Covid status, whether it is proof of vaccination status, test results, or natural immunity.
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has welcomed rules making masks mandatory on London transport and said he doesn’t “buy the idea” that it will confuse people. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has warned that some countries on the green list for travel could be moved to amber.Mr Shapps made the comments while appearing on BBC Breakfast. Reports have suggested the Government is considering moving the Spanish Balearic islands back to amber a fortnight after they were cleared for quarantine-free travel.
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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has spoken about the possibility of a bank holiday if England win the Euro 2020 final, saying we can “look at how we celebrate as a country” after the match. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said the NHS app will be under constant review and will respond to the relaxing of social-distancing rules on July 19th. Report by Burnsla. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The key facts behind the day's headlines on July 9, as Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has warned that holidaymakers should expect additional queues when they check in for their flights home due to the need for coronavirus checks.
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Passengers filled Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport late Friday night (April 30) as the "double mutant" strain of Covid-19 rages in India and residents fear increasing travel bans for interna