The Indian government recently has its MyGov app to spread awareness about the coronavirus flare-up. In any case, it has now launched a committed coronavirus following an app called Aarogya Setu, which will use the phone’s location information and Bluetooth to check if you have been almost a Covid-19 infected person or not. Spotted by The Next Web first, the app decides whether you are in danger by glancing through a database of known cases across India.
Government Launched Coronavirus Tracking App Aarogya Setu
While the area information is used to determine where precisely the person is, the app uses Bluetooth availability to let you know whether you have been inside 6-feet vicinity from the infected person. In view of this, the app appears if you are at a ‘high risk’ or not. In the event that you are in a high hazard zone, the app encourages you to go for a test and call the toll-free number 1075 to schedule an appointment at a nearby testing center.
Furthermore, the Aarogya Setu app likewise proposes tips on the best way to keep yourself from getting coronavirus. The app even offers your information with the government if you are tested positive for Covid-19 or have been in contact with the person. In any case, the application’s security strategy adds that the information can’t by third-party clients.
The app incorporates a chatbot that answers your essential queries on coronavirus and decides whether you have side effects or not. It also gives helpline numbers for each state in India.
The app, until further notice, is accessible to download from Google Play Store.
Here’s what the description says: “Aarogya Setu is a mobile application developed by the Government of India to connect essential health services with the people of India in our combined fight against Covid-19. The App is aimed at augmenting the initiatives of the Government of India, particularly the Department of Health, in proactively reaching out to and informing the users of the app regarding risks, best practices and relevant advisories pertaining to the containment of Covid-19.”