How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app?

How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app? The government of India has launched its official COVID-19 tracking app Called Aarogya Setu on Thursday, for both Android and iOS users. The app has been developed by the National Informatics Centre. 

 Aarogya Setu app?

How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app?

The Government of India has launched a dedicated coronavirus tracking app called Aarogya Setu. It is the first official coronavirus tracking app in the country.

The app uses smartphones’ location data and Bluetooth to see if a user has been near a COVID-19 infected person.

The app will share user data with the government in case anyone has been in contact with a person who has tested positive for coronavirus.

This app is totally dedicated to COVID-19. It will also tell you whether you are in and around a high-risk zone.

If any of the contacts tested positive, the app will calculate the risk of infection.

What is the privacy policy of the Aarogya Setu app?

How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app?

The government also claims that the data stored on the app is “encrypted” and doesn’t share any third-party vendors. This means the app’s privacy policy makes it clear that user data will not be shared with third-parties.

It clearly specifies that “Your data will be shared only with the Government of India. The app does not allow your name and mobile number to be disclosed to the public at large at any time.”

How the Aarogya Setu app will work?

How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app?

# Aarogya Setu app also has a detailed list of coronavirus helpline numbers for each state in India.

# Additionally, there is also a chatbot that can help users understand symptoms of coronavirus and answer their queries.

# The app also offers rolling updates from the health ministry on the coronavirus pandemic.

# Those who use the app on Android smartphones also get the option to see live tweets from the Ministry of Health.

# Users who want to use the app have to undergo a small registration process that just needs their mobile number.

# The new app is available free for both Android and iOS users and can be downloaded from the Play Store or Apple’s App Store also the app is accessible in 11 languages.

# The aim is to reach out to users informing them about risks of infection, best practices, and relevant medical advisories.

# The app will also tell you if you are in a safe location or not. 

How to download and use the Aarogya Setu app?

How to use Government’s official Coronavirus tracking Aarogya Setu app? Follow these below steps to download and use the Aarogya Setu app.

# First of all, you have to install the Aarogya Setu app. The app will be available on Android and iOS platforms.

# After downloading the Aarogya Setu app on your device, select the language and click ‘next’.

# Click on the ‘Register Now’ option.

# In this step, the Aarogya Setu app will ask for some permission from you. To proceed further, after reading all terms and conditions, you have to click on the ‘I Agree’ button.

# Then, you have to enter your mobile number.

# An OTP will be sent to your mobile number for verification.

# Here, you can fill your personal details like your name, age, profession, countries travel outside in the last 30 days, tick mark the option ‘Ready to volunteer in the time of need’ and click ‘Submit’. You will have the skip option too.

# Now, you can find the details of COVID-19 Help Centres and can do a self-assessment test clicking the options mentioned there. While giving the self-assessment test, you will be asked some details and after providing all the necessary details, the app will let you know about the chances of your infection risk.

# The app will also check the user’s location of around six feet that is whether he or she was in the proximity of an infected patient by using the device Bluetooth.

# The app will show that you are at a ‘high risk’ or not. In case you are at a high-risk area then the app advises you to go for a test and call the toll-free number 1075 to schedule an appointment at the nearby testing center.

# The Aarogya Setu app will also be helpful for knowing ‘COVID-19 Do’s and Don’ts’ and ‘Safety measures against COVID-19’.

Conclusion

Save your life and others by downloading this app. Both union and state governments have launched a host of coronavirus-related apps over the last few weeks to curb the spread of fake information about the pandemic in the country.

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