Covid-19 tracing app ready for launch by next month, says HSE

Doubts have been raised over the HSE’s ability to carry out 100,000 tests a week

26th April, 2020
Covid-19 tracing app ready for launch by next month, says HSE
The HSE’s contact tracing app, considered a key part of the next phase of battling Covid-19, is at an advanced stage of testing. Picture: Getty

The HSE’s contact tracing app, considered a key part of the next phase of battling Covid-19, is at an advanced stage of testing, with hopes that it could be launched as soon as next month.

A version of the technology, which has been seen by the Business Post, shows that the app will assist in contact tracing; gather information on the geographic spread of the coronavirus; and collect the phone number, age, sex...

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