As vaccines are globally being rolled out, a number of international locations together with Bahrain have already launched certificates figuring out vaccinated individuals, and the European Union agreed to develop vaccine passports underneath strain from tourism-dependent southern international locations.
The certificates issued by China could have particulars in regards to the holder’s COVID-19 vaccination data and coronavirus check outcomes, the Department of Consular Affairs underneath China’s international ministry stated on its web site.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi stated on Sunday the purpose of the certificates is to attain mutual verification of data resembling nucleic acid testing and vaccination, and contribute to secure and orderly interplay of individuals.
It is just not instantly clear with which international locations China is speaking to get its COVID-19 certificates recognised.
China additionally has but introduced any leisure of quarantine restrictions for individuals arriving in China who’re vaccinated in opposition to COVID-19.
Existing quarantine necessities ought to stay in place for individuals arriving in China, as it’s potential that vaccinated individuals can nonetheless be contaminated by the virus, a spokesman with China’s National Health Commission stated in February. (