Germany’s Robert Koch Institute, a government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention, declared this week that the fourth wave of coronavirus infections has begun. The Western European country is the continent’s economic powerhouse and doesn’t want to crush its economy by reinstating lockdowns and businesses closures. So, at least one amusement park in the country is getting creative with COVID wristbands showing whether guests are vaccinated or unvaccinated.
Germany’s largest amusement park, called Europa-Park, began to label its guests Monday with different colored wristbands. Vistors who received white wristbands were vaccinated, and those who weren’t vaccinated but received a rapid test within 24 hours received a colored one, according to German tabloid newspaper Bild.
A spokeswoman for Europa-Parks told Bild the wristband program is a “quick and practicable solution” was needed to implement new virus measures in Baden-Württemberg, a state in southwest Germany bordering France and Switzerland. – READ MORE