Govt denies use of physical vaccination cards

KUALA LUMPUR (July 24): The following is a denial of a viral news item on social media by related agencies, issued through the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia (KKMM) Quick Response Team.

The government has denied the use of printed physical cards for individuals who have completed their Covid-19 vaccination as being sold in the market and went viral on social media.

The government clarified that the cards sold are not recognised or accepted as proof of completing the vaccination, and is waiting for Cabinet approval to issue the MY COVID-19 Vaccination Badge.

So far, only digital certificates on the MySejahtera application and vaccination cards received by individuals at vaccination centres can be used.

The public are advised to refer to the website and social media of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Special Committee for Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) to obtain the latest and authentic information.

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