THE Covid booster jab is being offered as part of plans to prepare the country for the winter period - but people are reporting it missing from their NHS app.

Those across the country, who are eligible for their third Covid jab, are being offered a "booster" of either Pfizer or Moderna, at least six months after their second.

In England, the records of those who have had their Covid vaccine is loaded onto the NHS app within a few days of having the jab.

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However, some have said their vaccine "passports" within the NHS app are not updating to show that they have had the booster.

It comes it was today (November 15) confirmed that everyone over the age of 40 would soon be eligible for the booster as the programme moves on.

Some have reported that the booster does not show up in the "domestic or travel" section of the app - which some countries require as official proof of vaccination status.

However, the Government has explained why.

A spokesperson for the Department of Health and Social Care said: “Currently, booster vaccinations are not required for domestic certification in England or at the UK border and are not currently displayed in the NHS Covid Pass.

“We know some countries are altering their vaccination requirements, so we continue to keep this under review to ensure British citizens can travel abroad as easily as possible.”

It is understood that countries across the globe only require proof that travellers have been double-jabbed as the booster is still limited to certain age groups.


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