New Yorkers would have to flash COVID-19 passport to enter venues under new program
By Elizabeth ElizaldeMarch 2, 2021 | 10:30pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the rolling out of a new pilot program where New Yorkers would have to flash a sort of COVID-19 passport in order to enter sports arenas, theaters and other businesses as the state continues reopening efforts.
The plan is to test the “Excelsior Pass,” which will use secure technology to confirm if a person has gotten vaccinated or has had a recent negative COVID-19 exam result, during events at Madison Square Garden and Barclays Center, Cuomo said in a statement.
The pass was recently tested at Tuesday night’s New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden…