Moscow’s vaccination QR code program cancelled shortly after launch

Vaccination QR code - QR code scanning on phone

The program intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in bars, cafes and restaurants. Residents of Moscow will no longer need to use the vaccination QR code that was issued in several forms including a barcode temporary tattoo. The quick response codes had been used to demonstrate a patron’s low risk of spreading the coronavirus. The vaccination QR code was issued to Muscovites when they provided proof of having received the COVID-19 vaccine, having immunity after having had and recovered from the disease, or after providing a recent negative test…

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Moscow restaurants use QR code system for customers to prove vaccination

QR code system - vaccine proof

Starting this week, people in the city need to use the barcode as access to be able to dine. As of this week, all of Moscow’s restaurants and cafes are required to use a QR code system in which customers use a barcode to prove that they are fully vaccinated, that they have fully recovered from COVID-19, or that they have had a negative PCR test within the previous 72 hours. This is the Russian capital city’s latest move to bring the latest wave of COVID-19 to a halt. The…

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