The app works by activating Bluetooth and it notify ‘At-Risk’ users by detecting the COVID-19 positive user. The data collected is kept secure in-transit via encryption. When the two users come within a certain distance of each other, the users’ phones will exchange “Digital Handshakes”.
Founding Managing Director of Shohoz, Maliha Quadir said that if any user comes near to the COVID-19 positive user, the user is automatically notified the potential risk and what they should do if exposed. The “Corona Tracer BD” app is one such initiative which will play a key role in securing the lives and livelihoods of the people of this country.
Features of Corona Tracer BD:
- Information on various topics such as symptome, what to do in case of suspected infection etc.
- Locating nearby health and testing units.
- In case of a suspected infection found near you, the citizen can check if the symptoms are compatible with COVID-19, and if so, they will be instructed and sent to the nearest basic health unit.
- Update official news of the government for viewing the latest statistics on the pandemic.
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