More than 1.5 million people have now used the NHS App app to manage their organ donation preference, a surge caused by the indroduction of Covid passports.
Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show Sajid Javid said the government had decided not to go ahead with the plans for Covid passports.
Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show vaccines minister Nadhim Zahawi said introducing Covid passports was the “right thing to do”.
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The Norther Ireland Department of Health has launched CovidCertNI to make it easier for people to access their Covid passport on their smartphone or tablet.
On the day the Covid passport service was launched (June 25) Digital Health and Care Wales uploaded more than 3.7 million records.
Northern Ireland’s Department of Health announced its Covid-19 passport could be live by Monday, July 5 – ahead of the previously expected July 19 date.
The NHS Covid-19 passport, which is also available in England, allows people to prove they’ve had both jabs when travelling abroad.
The inclusion of the Covid-19 vaccination status on the NHS app on 17 May has helped add an additional two million new users to the service.