Florida prevents vaccine passports in the name of individual liberties.

Florida prevents vaccine passports in the name of individual liberties.

Florida prevents vaccine passports in the name of individual liberties.

Governor Ron DeSantis’s executive order prohibits the administrative services of this southeastern state of the country from issuing “vaccine passports” or any type of “document to certify” That someone got the vaccine toward COVID-19.

(Miami) “Vaccine” passport, a document confirming that its holder has been vaccinated against COVID-19, “banned in Florida in the name of respecting individual liberties, the Republican governor of this very touristy land announced Friday.

Governor Ron DeSantis’s executive order prohibits the administrative services of this southeastern state of the country from issuing “vaccine passports” or any type of “document to certify” That someone got the vaccine toward COVID-19.

The text also prevents “Sunshine State” companies from requiring their customers to have proof of such “vaccination passports” or vaccines against the virus.

A close associate of former President Donald Trump, For Mr. De Santis, vaccine passports restrict individual liberties and threaten medical privacy.

On Monday, at a press conference, Ron DeSantis said, It is unacceptable that the government or the private sector wants you to show proof of immunization in order to participate in society.

Do you desire to move to the theater? Do you have to show this? No. Want to go see a game? No. You need to go to a recreation park. No. We don’t agree with that,” he continued.

The announcement follows an article in the Washington Post. Joe Bien’s administration is working to put government standards in place for a future “vaccine passport” to accompany the country’s lifting of health restrictions.

The European Union is also discussing the creation of a health passport, which it would like to launch this summer.

China declared in early March a digital “health certificate” for Chinese who want to move overseas.

More than six million people in Florida have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with a total population of about 22 million.

By Monday, all adults who want to be vaccinated will be eligible without a prescription.

According to the Department of Health, about 6 million people in Florida had received at least one dose of the vaccine.