According to a new bill, those who persuade others to vaccinate can get vouchers worth NOK 400 to use in restaurants or cinemas. The goal of the program is to increase the country’s low vaccination rate.
It should work so that those who receive vaccination passports register the person who convinced them. The proposal has been sent for consultation in the cantons of Switzerland, and the final decision will be made in mid-October.
The country’s health minister, Alain Berset, admitted it was an unusual incentive scheme to reduce the number, according to 7news.
– The degree of immunity is still very low, this means that we cannot end the restrictions.
The government also said it was planning a national vaccination week with 170 mobile vaccination centers.
Although the number of coronavirus cases in the country has decreased, there is still a large number of the unvaccinated population. The government says that as infectious mutations spread, there is a high risk of a new wave of infections that could put a huge strain on hospitals.
Only 58.5 percent of Switzerland’s population has been fully vaccinated so far. It is too low for authorities to cancel existing measures against the virus, such as a mouthpiece order on public transport.
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