According to local media, the number of Swedish residents who have chosen to implant microchips with their vaccine passports into their hands has increased since the country announced new COVID restrictions.
Sweden enacted new rules on December 1st requiring individuals to have a passport at all events with more than 100 people.
“Vaccine passes are a measure that we see as necessary,” said Karin Tegmark Wisell of the Swedish Public Health Agency in November. “We can’t simply sit back and hope for the best.”
According to Aftonbladet, a Swedish daily newspaper, the number of people who have chosen to receive a microchip instead of carrying a passport has increased since the announcement.
You can see how the microchip works in this video.
Aftonbladet he had a microchips
Hannes Sjoblad told Aftonbladet he had a microchip with his vaccination passport inserted into his left hand. When scanned, all his information about COVID-19 is reflected on his mobile phone.
According to Euronews.com, around 6,000 people in Sweden have had a chip inserted in their hands since 2014.
Swedes have swapped out carrying keys, train tickets, and ID Cards for the convenience of a microchip.
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