India taps location surveillance apps to keep virus in check2 min read 29 Mar 2020, 12:52 PM IST
The apps are used to identify viral hotspots
These apps can alert users if they come in contact with anyone who has been infected with the virus and direct them to stay indoors
NEW DELHI : The authorities are using location-tracking on smartphones to identify possible Covid-19 infections or to keep people indoors. Apps allowing citizens to track whether they have come in contact with infected people are quickly increasing on Google and Apple app stores.
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