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Mark Drakeford Pushes Ahead with Vaccine Passports Despite No Scientific Basis for Them

Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford has declared that vaccine passports may be imposed on the hospitality industry to tackle an increase in the number of Covid hospital admissions even though all of the evidence has shown that they have absolutely no positive effects whatsoever.

The Welsh Government is also pushing ahead with the introduction of vaccine passports in cinemas, theatres, and concert halls from November 15th.

Speaking on Sky News, Drakeford said: “We have to make a concerted effort over the next three weeks to bring those numbers down.”

It comes as Wales is set to tighten Covid restrictions to tackle what it claims is a rising number of hospital admissions. Welsh health authorities claim they have 680 people in hospitals around the country with Covid as of October 27th, but over 60% of those are in hospital for another reason entirely.

Authorities are also still pushing the utterly meaningless 'positive case' numbers, all designed to give the impression that there is a crisis happening. Official data showed England recorded 33,903 'new infections', 2,153 cases were confirmed in Scotland, while 2,664 were spotted in Wales and 1,122 in Northern Ireland. Cases appear to be trending downwards in all four nations.

The madness continues as within Wales, adults who are fully vaccinated, and young people aged five to 17, will be asked to self-isolate until they have received a negative PCR test if someone in their household has symptoms or tests positive for Covid. Making an absolute mockery of their own vaccine programme.

Asked what more can be done, Drakeford told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme: “We can certainly extend the Covid pass into other settings."

“We will be talking to hospitality over the next three weeks to help them to prepare, should that be necessary. We hope it won’t be, of course."

“We will go back to the risk assessments we carry out in the workplace to see whether there is more we can do, more people working from home, back to social distancing in the workplace, looking at the way that schools are organised to try to prevent more young people from contracting the disease." adding: "The current level of restrictions in Wales are the lowest they have been since coronavirus began. I want it to stay that way, to keep Wales safe, to keep Wales open”.

Professor Carl Heneghan, director of the Centre for Evidence Medicine at Oxford University, said: of Vaccine Passports “There is no evidence that vaccine passports as an intervention will reduce transmission of Covid." adding "Vaccine passports undermine our personal freedom."

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