NEW YORK (AP) — Command officials bear launched a digital cross Recent Yorkers can download to demonstrate proof of vaccination or a detrimental COVID-19 test.
The Excelsior Cross will be current at main leisure venues like Madison Sq. Garden and Albany’s Times Union Heart.
The app is an much like a mobile airline boarding cross and makes employ of a gain QR code that would possibly perhaps perhaps also be stored in a smartphone or printed out. Officers acknowledged the skills doesn’t store or observe inner most health data within the app.
“Recent Yorkers bear confirmed they’ll modify to public health steering to ward off COVID, and the modern Excelsior Cross is one other tool in our new toolbox to fight the virus whereas allowing extra sectors of the economy to reopen safely and preserving inner most data gain,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged in an announcement.
Cuomo launched Saturday that extra than 8.5 million total vaccine doses had been administered across the train, alongside with extra than 1 million doses over the last week.