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Canada launches COVID-19 tracking app — but only in Ontario

Canada launches COVID 19 tracking app — but only in Ontario  - Contact Tracing App

The federal government launched its coronavirus exposure notification app in Ontario on Friday after weeks of delay. The ‘COVID Alert’ app aims to help mitigate the spread of the coronavirus in Canada by notifying a user when they have been in close contact with another user who tested positive for the virus. The government describes […]

Many seniors don’t own a smartphone. Experts say it might be a ‘gap’ in tracking apps – National

1594288292 Many seniors dont own a smartphone Experts say it might  - Contact Tracing App

As Canada steadies its coronavirus cases, contact tracing is quickly becoming the backbone of control and containment. A federally backed tracing app is on the horizon, and experts have said that about a 60 per cent participation rate is needed in order for it to be truly helpful for tracking the spread of the virus. Since […]