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# covid pass

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'Boosted' Covid pass comes into effect for EU travel from today
To travel to an EU country from today, you will need to have had a booster dose if you were last vaccinated nine months ago.
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Different treatment for those who have got booster jab would be unfair at this stage, says Martin
Micheál Martin was asked whether the Digital Covid Certificate would be updated with the booster information.
Politicians back mandatory Covid-19 certification regulations for Northern Ireland
Health Minister Robin Swann said the regulations were for the ‘overall protection of the people’.
Hospitality industry collectively call for 'stronger sanctions' against businesses that flout rules
Those in the hospitality sector have said they should not be used as a “scapegoat” for the rising case numbers.
The head of the restaurants association has said the hospitality sector shouldn't be used as a “scapegoat” for rising case numbers.
It follows data showing that just over a third of customers were asked for their Covid certs in restaurants in October, Christina Finn writes.
'It's a nightmare': Parents still experiencing delays of up to eight weeks for birth registrations
Donnelly favours ‘urgent sanctions’ for outlets not checking Covid certificates
75% of pubs, restaurants and nightclubs 'fully compliant' with rules over Bank Holiday weekend
HSE officers inspected 500 premises, while HSA inspectors carried out 123 inspections.
New testing regime on the cards for people who can't get the vaccine on medical grounds
People who have not got their second dose cannot use the Covid Pass to access a number of services.
Varadkar indicates Covid vaccine passes could be used for hospital and nursing home visits
The Tánaiste said vaccine immunity wanes and ‘that people who are vaccinated can get the virus and can transmit the virus’.
Leo Varadkar says gardaí and security companies could check if pubs are following Covid rules
Speaking in Brussels today, he said the Government was looking at further options to ensure Covid rules were being followed.
Government advised that Covid certs, masks and social distancing should remain beyond Friday
Cabinet is set to meet today to discuss which Covid-19 measures can be lifted this Friday.
Ministers have been advised by NPHET that there is some scope to ease remaining Covid-19 restrictions on Friday.
As nightclubs await permission to open doors again the advice has been described by sources as "not straightforward".
Separately NIAC has recommended booster vaccine shots for those over 60.
HSE's Dr Colm Henry: 'We’re heading into a difficult winter, there’s no doubt about that'
Government position 'hasn't changed' despite Ronan Glynn's call for home working 'where possible'
No decision yet on 22 Oct easing, but suggestions Covid Pass system will be extended
The Taoiseach says there is a ‘need for perspective’ but would not be drawn further on re-opening plans.
France's top constitutional court backs Macron's Covid pass
Around 54% of the French population are fully vaccinated.
Government wins vote on indoor dining laws labelled as 'discriminatory' by opposition TDs
12 government members were not present for the vote.