In Switzerland, two-thirds of voters in a referendum approve Covid certificate

By AFP, 29 November 2021
Flag of Switzerland (photocredit: pixabay / stux)
Flag of Switzerland (photocredit: pixabay / stux)
Swiss voters have firmly backed the law behind the country’s Covid pass in a referendum, following a tense campaign that saw unprecedented levels of hostility. Early results on Sunday showed about two-thirds of voters supported the law, with market researchers GFS Bern projecting 63% backing. [...] Results from 16 of Switzerland’s 26 cantons showed 61.9% had voted in favour of the law, on a 64% turnout. [...] The law provides the legal basis for the Covid certificate indicating that a person has been vaccinated or has recovered from the disease. Opponents have said the certificate, which has been required since September for access to restaurants and other indoor spaces and activities, is creating an “apartheid” system.
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