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The French Parliament finally voted to pass the vaccine passport bill

The French Parliament finally voted to pass the vaccine passport bill


The French Parliament finally voted to pass the vaccine passport bill.

 Paris news, January 17, the French parliament finally voted to pass the vaccine pass bill on the evening of the 16th local time, thereby paving the way for the official implementation of relevant epidemic prevention measures in the next few days.


The French National Assembly (lower house of parliament) voted 215 votes in favor, 58 votes against, and 7 abstentions, and officially passed the vaccine pass bill.

The bill was considered by the French parliament for two weeks, and the revised text of the bill was passed by the National Assembly and the Senate respectively.


French officials welcomed the passage of the bill in parliament, noting that the country will now have new tools to protect people’s health.

According to the latest official timetable, the text of the bill will be sent to the Constitutional Council next week, and it is planned to be officially announced on the 21st, and will be officially implemented on January 22nd.


When the vaccine pass measures are officially implemented, the current health pass will be replaced.

Those who fail to provide proof of valid vaccinations will be denied access to dining and cultural venues, large events and long-distance transportation.

But people can still visit hospitals, health facilities and nursing homes with health passes.


The bill stipulates that in addition to checking the validity of vaccine passes, administrators can also require photo identification documents to verify the consistency of relevant documents; those who make and use fake health passes will face harsher penalties .

Meanwhile, companies that fail to enforce employee telecommuting measures could be fined.


According to official French data, France added 278,129 confirmed cases in a single day on the 16th, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 14,172,354. The cumulative number of deaths in France is now 126,967, with 119 new deaths.

The number of hospitalized patients with the COVID-19 in France is now 24,887; the number of critically ill patients remains at 3,852.


According to data from the French Ministry of Health, 53.58 million people in France have received at least one dose of the vaccine, accounting for about 79.5% of the French population; 52.26 million people have completed two doses, accounting for about 77.5% of the French population; 31.7 million people have been vaccinated Get a third dose of the vaccine.




The French Parliament finally voted to pass the vaccine passport bill.

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