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EU countries mustn't block entry to citizens refusing Covid-19 tracing apps, justice chief says

By Matthew Newman
  • 14 May 2020 09:16
  • 14 May 2020 09:38
EU governments mustn't stop citizens of the bloc entering their countries for not having a Covid-19 contact-tracing app, the bloc's justice commissioner said today.

With governments set to gradually lift cross-border travel restrictions in coming weeks, EU legislators have expressed concern that authorities will seek to use contact-tracing apps as “immunity passports.”

Didier Reynders

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