The Associated Press reports:
France took a big step Monday into a post-pandemic future by requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel across the country.
The measure is part of a government plan to encourage more people to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot and slow down a surge in infections, as the highly contagious delta variant now accounts for most cases in France.
In hospitals, visitors and patients who have appointments are required to have the pass. Exceptions are made for people needing urgent care at the emergency ward.
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People in France must now show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can travel across the country or enjoy restaurants and cafes. The measure is part of a government plan to encourage vaccination and slow a surge in infections.https://t.co/ekDqr0ucSH
— The Associated Press (@AP) August 9, 2021