London Mayor Sadiq Khan ‘not in favour’ of introducing Covid-19 vaccine passports

Sadiq Khan has said he is “not in favour” of introducing vaccine passports in London, including on TfL services, as they would be a “bureaucratic nightmare”. Speaking to LBC Radio on Thursday, the Mayor of London said it would be “almost impossible” to introduce a system that required proof of vaccination on TfL services.

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London Underground Station closes as 300 TfL staff are isolating after ‘Ping-demic’ chaos

A London underground station has been forced to close due to 300 staff being ‘pinged’ by the NHS app and forced to self-isolate. The transport chaos seen over the weekend has already been dubbed ‘The Ping-demic’ and could continue to wreak havoc across London’s transport network as more people return to the office.

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Croydon NHS services urge patients to wear masks despite Covid rules being lifted for ‘freedom day’

Croydon NHS services will continue to require patients to wear masks despite Covid restrictions being lifted today. Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, along with NHS trusts nationwide, will continue to require patients, visitors and staff to wear a face masks, wash hands and follow social distancing rules in healthcare settings.

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Guy’s and St Thomas’ refuses to say if 39 Covid patients have been vaccinated or not

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is refusing to share whether its Covid patients have been vaccinated or not. Covid cases are skyrocketing in the UK – deaths are at their highest level since March. Figures show that, as of July 16, there are 3,786 people in hospital with Covid-19 and another 63 people died after catching the virus.

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