South Africa could introduce a new Covid-19 vaccine passport system at the start of 2022, with restrictions on accessing public services and places of employment. Business day reports that talks between the government, business, and labor on introducing a form of Covid-19 vaccine passport system are at an advanced stage, citing insiders involved in the discussions.
Instead, a passport system would restrict access to specific events and areas. Business for South Africa (B4SA) called for a rapid move to restrict access to public indoor areas that are not required for emergency use. B4SA and a group of 22 scientists and experts said that specific public spaces should be subject to vaccine mandates or only be open to vaccinated people. Click here to read full article