Aarogya Setu India COVID-19 Tracker: Know how it helps in fighting Corona
New Delhi: As there are possibilities of Lockdown Extension, from Health Ministry to Prime Minister Narendra Modi everyone is suggesting to use the Aarogya Setu app for a safe movement. The Ministry of Health has recently launched the app to help fight the coronavirus epidemic. In just four days, the app has been downloaded by more than 10 million people. The Railway Ministry has asked its 13 lakh employees to download this app. The HRD ministry has asked the students and teachers associated with educational institutions to install the app. At the same time, the Ministry of Home Affairs has also instructed all the soldiers of the Central Armed Police Forces to install the app.
The Government of India is making every effort to fight the coronavirus. Aarogya Setu app is also being used in the fight with Kovid-19. Aarogya Setu has been launched by the Government of India and is a Coronavirus tracking app. Aarogya Setu means Bridge of Health. How does this app help protect people from this epidemic, let us give you information about this topic?
The aim of the Aarogya Setu App is to inform people whether they have come in contact with a person known to be unknowingly coronavirus (COVID-19) infected or not. The thing to note is that the user interface of this app is also very simple, it means that you will not have any problem in using the app.
The app also provides tips for avoiding coronavirus. It also informs people about the precautionary measures to be taken to protect themselves from this epidemic. Apart from this, there are many other features in this app.
Yes, the Arogya Setu App not only provides accurate and accurate information related to coronavirus to the people but also facilitates help centre and self-assessment test.
With the help of the phone’s location and Bluetooth sensor, the Arogya Setu app detects the movement of the user. The app will ask you to enable Bluetooth and location settings, as well as ask for permission to access the movement. Apart from detecting the movement, it also alerts the user when it comes in contact with the infected person.
Not only this, it can be used in 11 languages. Support for some other languages including English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali, Tamil is included. Android user app can be downloaded from Google Play Store, while Apple users can download this app by going to App Store. Please tell that this app has been downloaded more than 10 million times on Google Play Store.
Recall that Google and Apple have also joined hands to build the Kovid-19 tracking system using similar technology. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also tweeted about Arogya Setu that Arogya Setu is an important step in the fight with Kovid-19.
PM Narendra Modi had urged people that more and more people use this app to help fight the coronavirus. For the information of people, let us know that the Aarogya Setu App launched by the Government of India has also been praised by the World Bank recently.
How to install
First of all, install the Arogya Setu app from the Apple Store or Google Play Store. Now turn on mobile location and Bluetooth before opening the app. Then open the app. The app cannot work without the mobile location and Bluetooth, hence, these two should always be on.
The next step will be to register for the app, for this one will have to provide basic details like name, age, gender, etc. Also, you will have to tell about the travel history of abroad.
What is the benefit?
The app tells you the level of risk from Corona. It basically informs you about the risk of coronavirus you have, based on the symptoms, diseases such as information given in the Self Assessment Test and your location. It tells you whether you need a test, a doctor or a phone consultation.
The app has information on all the state and central helpline numbers, on which you can dial directly by clicking.
The app also gives you live information related to coronavirus via tweet feed.
How does the app work?
It keeps using your location and Bluetooth to check if there is an infected person or potential infected around you. For this, you have to always keep the app running in the background in mobile, as well as Bluetooth and location on.
Based on the information you provide, the app will tell if you are at risk of corona and does it need to be tested. If you need a test, you will also get information about where you can get the test done. Based on this test, the risk for the user is estimated and the rest of the users are also alerted. Therefore, fill only the correct information in it.
Will the data be safe?