COVID Tracker App now available to download
The app will make contact tracing faster and more accurate, reducing the spread of coronavirus.
Nearly 500,000 people have already downloaded the app to date.
If you use the app, you can:
- get an alert if you have been in close contact with someone who tests positive for COVID-19
- alert others if you test positive for coronavirus – this will help keep other people safe
- track your symptoms and get advice on what to do if you’re sick
- get regular updates, and protect yourself and others as we learn to live with COVID-19
The app protects your privacy and you keep control of your information. It exchanges secure, anonymous records via Bluetooth when people using it are in close contact with each other. It will never identify you to other app users and you cannot access each other’s information.
The COVID tracker app will help us to track and stop the spread of COVID-19 as we continue to re-open services and communities. It goes hand in hand with the other important steps we can all take. Everyone should continue to wash hands regularly, cover coughs and sneezes, keep our 2m distance and use face coverings when we can’t.
The COVID Tracker app is available on www.covidtracker.ie, or in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store now.
For more information on the Covid 19 tracker app, click here
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