We all are familiar with the current situation, the COVID-19 cases are increasing in the world including India. The government of India already spread awareness about the virus outbreak within a time that helps us a lot.
In India, corona cases have crossed 18,000. Therefore, our government has made another strategy called mobile surveillance. The GoI has launched an app that is the most downloaded app with a pace of 13 days.
The “Aarogya Setu ” app reaches more than 15 million downloads within 13 days after the launch of the app. It is the first coronavirus tracking app in India. Let’s read about the Aarogya setu app, how to use it and things can do on this app in this article.
About Aarogya Setu
This app is totally dedicated to COVID-19. The meaning of the aarogya setu app is “a bridge of health”. This app will help the people to get information about the exact situation of the coronavirus. Android and iOS users both can use this app. This app is also available in English, Hindi and other regional languages.
The app uses the location of the smartphone and Bluetooth to identify whether you had come in contact with the corona positive person. If any of the contacts tested positive, the app will automatically calculate it.
Things you can do on this app
The app provides a self-analysis test whenever you feel like doing it. All you need to do is go on the homepage of the app, tap on the “self-asses” then fill the required details and answer the questions.
After analyzing your answers, the app will identify whether you are fine or not. The app also shows the status of your health on the top of the homepage.
Do’s and Don’ts of COVID-19
There are some do’s and don’ts that we need to follow in this coronavirus outbreak. The app also shows the list of Do’s and Don’ts for COVID-19 loke regularly, wash your hands, cover your nose and mouth while coughing and sneezing. The app also provides the information about do you need to go for coronavirus checkup or not?
Daily Updates of COVID-19
The app also provides the daily and regular updates of the COVID-19 cases in India. In the list of the updates, they are divided into 3 sections: confirmed cases recovered cases, and deceased for all state and UT wise.
Option for Donate
The app also has the donate button. Through this, you can donate some amount to the PM Cares Fund. At the bottom of the app, there is an account detail of the fund. You can also donate using the UPI app by tapping on the “Donate using UPI”.
Upcoming Feature- e-pass
It is one of the most demanding and important features coming in the aarogya setu app is “e-pass”. This is already showing at the top of the app. The e-pass is required for the ongoing lockdown or for a curfew pass. There is no official update on this feature, but there is some speculation that this feature will be available soon on the app.
This app will help our Indian government to take the required steps for reducing the risk of the spread of coronavirus infection and assuring isolation when required. Now you have learned enough knowledge about the app.
Till then, stay safe, stay at home, wash your hands, and be happy
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