So far more than 45 thousand people have been infected with the coronavirus, which has spread all over the world from a city in China. Coronavirus has killed thousands of people worldwide. The world's largest technology event Mobile World Congress (mwc 2020) has been canceled by this coronavirus. China has launched a mobile app that will tell whether you have been exposed to coronavirus or not. Let's know about this app.
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China launches Coronavirus close contact detector app
The app that the Chinese government has introduced to detect the coronavirus has been named 'Close Contact Detector'. If you have come in contact with someone who is infected with the coronavirus, it will alert you and suggest you go to a nearby hospital.
Have to be registered by scanning QR code
In order to do their investigation with this app, the consumer has to scan the QR code of the app like the social media platform WeChat. After this, you have to be registered with the mobile number and name. This app is designed by the Electronics Technology Group Corporation of China together. Now the question is, how does this app work and how can an app tell whether you have coronavirus or not?
How the Close Contact Detector App Works
The Chinese government has not given any information on what basis this app gives information about coronavirus, but questions have definitely arisen regarding the security of this app. According to a Forbes report, this app tells you based on location whether you are infected with Coronavirus or not. This app checks your location history and this app will alert you as soon as it comes to know that you went to an area where there is coronavirus. Through this app, the government will get information about your entire activities, when and where you were.