15 Jul 2020

Is the NZ COVID Tracer app fit for purpose?

From Lately, 10:18 pm on 15 July 2020

Today Minister of Health, Chris Hipkins, urged New Zealanders to keep using the NZ COVID Tracer app amid fears that our contact tracing won't be up to scratch if a second wave of community transmission occurs.

Just under 600-thousand New Zealanders have so far downloaded it.

Karyn speaks with computer systems engineer and research fellow Dr Andrew Chen, who's had his eye on digital tracing solutions for months. 

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Photo: MoH