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Beijing is color-coding buildings to show the vaccination rates of employees inside

Summary List PlacementBeijing is color-coding businesses to show the vaccination rates among the employees inside. Authorities in the Chinese capital have put the signs on businesses in the financial district, Bloomberg reported. According to Bloomberg, this is what the colors represent: Green: More than 80% of people working in the building have been vaccinated. Yellow: Between 40% and 80% of people working in the building have been vaccinated. Red: Fewer than 40% of people working in the building have been vaccinated. There are no penalties for businesses that have low rates, but it's intended to help with China's efforts to speed up its vaccine rollout,...

Beijing coronavirus color code

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Beijing is color-coding businesses to show the vaccination rates among the employees inside.

Authorities in the Chinese capital have put the signs on businesses in the financial district, Bloomberg reported.

According to Bloomberg, this is what the colors represent:

  • Green: More than 80% of people working in the building have been vaccinated.
  • Yellow: Between 40% and 80% of people working in the building have been vaccinated.
  • Red: Fewer than 40% of people working in the building have been vaccinated.

There are no penalties for businesses that have low rates, but it’s intended to help with China’s efforts to speed up its vaccine rollout, according to Bloomberg.

China already has a digital health code for people, which is smartphone software that shows a color and lets them into certain places.

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