You could be banned from traveling to holiday hotspots after Covid pass blunder affecting MILLIONS

BRITS could be banned from traveling to holiday hotspots after a Covid pass blunder affecting millions of people.

The gaffe means those who have received vaccinations had no proof of their jabs on the NHS app – leaving them unable to head on their trips.

Over one million vaccine records have been found to contain errors so far after health officials recorded the wrong data.

The mammoth mistake has saw thousands turned away at the airport and refused entry to foreign countries.

After receiving a jab, the information of the inoculation is supposed to be shared with a centralised database and uploaded to the NHS app.

This then grants individuals a Covid pass, allowing them to provide proof of their double-jabbed status.

But Brits have had their travel plans left in tatters after a series of blunders left their records without the correct information.

Thousands of families have been unable to go on holiday or visit loved ones abroad due to the slip-up.

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And some desperate passengers have even resorted to going for a third jab after being unable to resolve the problem.

The Telegraph revealed Freedom of Information disclosures show 1,072,070 cases in which Covid vaccine records have been corrected.

But experts warned the damning figures from NHS Digital have probably barely scratched the surface of the catalogue of errors.

A terrifying figure of nearly 200,000 records had to be altered ahead of the summer holidays last year, when the number of corrections peaked in May.

One holidaymaker claimed he had to make more than 100 attempts over five months to get his vital records rectified.

Due to his first jab being missing from his data, his second vaccine was only counted as his initial one.

The 59-year-old eventually went for a third jab – which registered as his second – so he could travel to Iceland for a trip he had planned.

Another frustrated traveller had to bombard the NHS with phone calls, emails and threaten to book a third jab before the issue was resolved.

DAMNING FIGURES

According to experts, human error was responsible for the majority of the mess after the wrong information was recorded at vaccination centres.

Yet as well as ruining their travel plans, Brits have been battling with the NHS for MONTHS in an attempt to get them to update their records.

To combat the colossal oversight, the health service launched a Vaccine Data Resolution Service in August to deal with the mounting cases.

Health officials at NHS Digital said it has resolved 184,000 cases since it kicked off last year.

The Telegraph reported that one NHS vaccination centre manager said many cases were only detected when people looked at the app for the first time, as they tried to make travel plans.

Up to 50 patients a day could be affected by the errors at some of the larger sites he worked at.

But an NHS spokesman said less than one per cent of records had been altered.

They added: "The Vaccination Data Resolution Service is working quickly and efficiently to help resolve any issues as and when people experience them."

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