The French application for tracing Covid-19 patients TousAntiCovid will integrate a notebook to prove the positive or negative result of a test for the detection of the virus, then certify the vaccination status, announced this Sunday the government in an invitation to the press.
"TousAntiCovid-Carnet, whose experimentation begins in the coming days, aims to store in digital form (in the application) and in a secure manner (a) certified negative or positive test proof and, tomorrow, a certified certificate of vaccination" , it is specified, while the device must be presented this Monday.
To cross borders
“France is now committing to experimenting with the TousAntiCovid-Carnet functionality during flights to Corsica and overseas”, announces the government, which then wishes to extend the process to travel to the countries of France. 'European Union.
The "health pass" project has been mentioned for months in France and should allow the gradual lifting of travel restrictions and access to certain places and events, but no details were given on the form finally adopted.
A European sesame by the end of June
At European level, the European Union must put in place by the end of June a sesame intended to facilitate travel for Europeans who can certify that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19, or when they have taken a PCR test. or fast antigenic, or that they are immune after being infected.
The ambassadors of the 27 member states set Wednesday at one year the duration of application of a regulation on the health certificate prepared by the European Commission and now negotiated with MEPs.
Even for children
The health pass "will not be declarative" and will require, for example, a blood test to ensure acquired immunity, said this Sunday the European Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton, interviewed on BFMTV.
The document concerned "everyone", including children, but will remain "voluntary", he still assured.
The TousAntiCovid application (formerly StopCovid) has been downloaded by nearly 14.7 million people since June 2, 2020, and has notified 171,107 people of a risk of exposure to Covid-19.
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