The Indian authorities launched the Aarogya Setu app on Android and iOS a number of days in the past. This COVID-19 monitoring app makes use of Bluetooth and site to trace your interplay with somebody who might have been examined coronavirus optimistic. In simply three days of launch, the Aarogya Setu app has turn out to be the highest free app in India on Google Play and App Store each. It has additionally managed to draw 5 million installs on Google Play Store. For these unaware, the app primarily helps customers determine whether or not they’re at a danger of COVID-19 an infection, by checking if the person has come into contact with an contaminated individual knowingly or unknowingly.
Aarogya Setu App Crossed 5 Million Downloads
At the time of writing, the Aarogya Setu app has over 5 million downloads on Google Play Store. Arnab Kumar, Program Director of Frontier Technologies at NITI Aayog, has additionally tweeted that the app has truly managed to achieve shut to eight million installs in simply three days of launch. The App Store doesn’t reveal the variety of installs of the app, however Aarogya Setu is on the highest spot within the Health and Fitness part, other than being on the highest spot within the Free Apps part.
Vital Software to Curb the unfold of COVID-19
The Aarogya Setu app is taken into account to be the official supply of all coronavirus-related data and an vital software to curb the unfold of COVID-19. It is being inspired to be used via various completely different means by the federal government, and one in all them is faculties. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE board) has recommended all faculties and establishments to induce college students, academics, dad and mom, workers, and different relations to put in the app.
The Aarogya Setu app proactively gives data relating to dangers, greatest practices and related advisories pertaining to the containment of COVID-19. All of the knowledge is vetted by the federal government’s Department of Health. The app helps a bunch of Indian languages, together with Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, and English to assist the varied inhabitants throughout states acquire entry with out issue. For these involved about their privateness, the app asks for entry to Bluetooth and Location, and through the registration course of, the app notes, “Your data will only be shared with the Government of India. The app does not allow your name and number to be disclosed to the public at large at any time.”