Welsh cinemas, theaters that require a COVID pass


You will need to show your COVID pass to enter the cinemas, theaters and concert halls of Wales from November 15th.

Welsh lawmakers passed a government motion on Tuesday to increase the use of COVID passes from 39 votes to 15 votes along the party line.

Fourteen Welsh conservatives and the Liberal Democratic Party voted against the bill, but Labor and Prad Kamuri supported it.

Currently, COVID passes can be used as evidence of full CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus vaccination, or up to 48 to enter nightclubs, unoccupied indoor venues with more than 500 people, and other capacity venues. Negative immunochromatographic results from time to time are required. Over 4,000 people

Citizen’s Freedom Campaign Group Big brother watch On Monday, it said it had launched a legal challenge to the “authoritarian, invasive, and evidenceless” plan.

The first Minister of State, Mark Drakeford, announced on October 29 the government’s intention to expand the scope of the COVID pass.

Apart from cinemas, theaters and concert halls, Drakeford has also instructed the hospitality industry to prepare for a COVID pass from November 19th.

Street food sellers are also threatening to sue the government for “agricultural” measures.

According to the industry news website Great hospitalityMatt Connolly, founder of Sticky Fingers Street Food in Cardiff, has hired JMW Solicitors. The Welsh government has requested that it begin consultations with Connolly and others to hear relevant experience, information and evidence.

“It’s impossible to add significant running costs to a very vulnerable industry and implement it,” Connolly said. “Preparation alone employs more staff and introduces new procedures and processes. It costs a lot to implement. ” .. “

The government had to reply to the letter until November 5. The Epoch Times sought comment from the Welsh government.

Official data The number of new CCP virus cases peaked in mid-October, suggesting that the 7-day average peaked at 3,364.9, 15% higher than the last peak in December last year (2923.7).

The recent peak in case numbers correlates with the surge in the number of tests performed through the UK Government’s testing program.

The number of CCP virus inpatients peaked in mid-January, about one-third, and within 28 days before death, about 23 died positively for the CCP virus test. Percentage of the number when it peaked around the New Year.

Wales is currently the only government agency that requires a COVID pass in all cinemas and theaters by law. In Northern Ireland and Scotland, a COVID pass is required for nightclubs and large events.

There are currently no national legal restrictions in England, except for close contact between people who test positive or symptomatic for COVID-19 and unvaccinated adults.

Lily Chow

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Lily Zhou is a freelance writer who mainly covers the British news of The Epoch Times.

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