By Sudouest.fr with AFP
“It could happen if the Covid does not disappear from our lives in the next three months” recalled Thursday the Minister of Health
The health pass could be extended beyond November 15 “if the Covid does not disappear from our lives” by this deadline set by law, Minister of Health Olivier Véran said on Thursday. “This pass cannot be extended beyond November 15, otherwise we would need a new law, which would be debated again in Parliament”.
“I am not saying that it cannot happen, it could happen if the Covid does not disappear from our lives in the next three months,” he added. The minister said that “the last reluctance is falling in the face of the success of the health pass” which, associated with a “system of effective tests and massive vaccination of the French”, “made it possible to go through the summer without confinement despite a wave of highly contagious variant ”.
Mandatory since July 21 in places (culture, leisure, sports, trade fairs, etc.) accommodating more than 50 people, the health pass was extended on August 9 to access to hospitals except emergencies, bars and restaurants, large centers commercial by prefectural decision … It will be imposed from Monday to the employees of the places concerned.
The Minister of Health also confirmed that the third dose would have no impact on the health pass. “Whether you go for your booster or not, you will keep the benefit of the health pass. »He confirmed