New York announces digital Covid passport

New York state has announced the launch of a digital passport for Covid vaccine recipients. Excelsior Pass will allow New York residents to prove that they have been vaccinated or recently tested negative for infection. New Yorkers will be able to use their phone’s virtual wallet (on Android or iOS) or a printout to flash a QR code and otherwise show that they are safe when going out, for instance to a concert or restaurant or other public place.