07/27/2021 10:40 PM
Updated 07/27/2021 10:40 PM
While the national vaccination plan advances, the City of Buenos Aires will launch this Wednesday the
so that Buenos Aires and Buenos Aires
can access from WhatsApp a file with updated information about
their swabs and the vaccines
that were applied to them.
The function will be in force from this Wednesday and will be officially presented by the City Government.
And it will provide a
digital health credential
To achieve this, it will be necessary to send a message to the phone 1150500147, known as Boti and write "Covid Certificate".
The now famous Buenos Aires bot -that answers jokes- will then ask the user for
their DNI number
and in a few seconds it will provide information on the vaccines received and the latest tests carried out on the devices of the Buenos Aires Government.
The downloaded credential
will include a QR code
to share this data where necessary.
It will allow validating the veracity of the information and will keep
that is not related to the coronavirus
Thus, it can be scanned to confirm that the person is vaccinated
without the need to check data by data
Technological innovation is ahead of the
that may be established, a measure that the Province of Buenos Aires also evaluates - not without delay - for
gauging in closed places
How will the chats be for the COVID-19 certificate with the WhatsApp of the City.
“Unlike other solutions, when doing it through WhatsApp,
it is not necessary to download any application
, lose space on the cell phone or learn to use anything new.
We chose to do it there because it is what people use every day ”, the Buenos Aires Secretary of Innovation and Digital Transformation, Fernando Benegas, told Clarín.
Horacio Rodríguez Larreta with his Buenos Aires Chief of Staff Felipe Miguel and Fernán Quirós, Minister of Health.
Photo Press GCBA
In the last hours the City reported that
80% of the Buenos Aires population
over 18 years old
already have at least one dose
and more than
have the complete vaccination scheme with
In this sense, during this Monday 38,839 people were vaccinated,
the maximum number reached during one day
in the 37 posts that the Federal Capital has.
The chats with the WhatsApp of the City.
The vaccine and swab certificate is encrypted in a QR code.
Regarding the advancement of the vaccination stages, since last week doses have been applied in the City to anyone who is 18 years of age or older, who can register through the web buenosaires.gob.ar/vacunacovid, where it is also
open the registration
for those who make up the groups contemplated in the previous stages.
Delayed promise in Province
" system was presented last week in the province of Buenos Aires and although it was supposed to begin to be implemented this Monday, it was postponed because it is not regulated.
As explained by the Buenos Aires governor, Axel Kicillof, restaurants, bars, clubs or gyms
may extend the capacity allowed to serve clients
in closed places only for people vaccinated against the coronavirus,
with the first or second dose
sources from the Government and businessmen of the sector
, the authorities
have not yet published the resolution
that enables the entry of more public in all these establishments.
The decision was accepted by the businessmen of the sector, but there was
uncertainty about the controls
and the details of the implementation.
Those assumptions were confirmed.
This Monday the flexibilization should begin to govern, but it was postponed because the details and the official authorization
were not defined
They postpone the application of the "health pass" in gastronomic places of the Province
After a year of twists and turns, the Government announced an agreement with Pfizer for 20 million doses