Amidst the nationwide fight against Coronavirus pandemic, a praiseworthy feat has been announced by the Indian Government when they launched the Aarogya Setu mobile application. This app is likely to be the first of its kind int he country as it is meant for tracking the coronavirus solely.
In the wake of such a crisis where the number of confirmed cases of COVID19 has been drastically increasing every moment, it was essential to create more awareness among people. To do so effectively, the central government decided to launch an application which can be used by the general people.
The primary objective of the application is to notify a user if they have crossed paths with anyone who is infected with the Coronavirus. Besides, the Coronavirus tracking app also provides necessary information on how to tackle the situation if in case the user has crossed paths or is in proximity to anyone infected.
FAQs on the COVID 19 Tracking app – Aarogya Setu
Where can I download the app?
The application Aarogya Setu is available on both Google Play Store and iOS store for Android users and iPhone users respectively. You can download the app free of cost and install it on your phone easily.
Do I have to pay for using the app?
According to the policies in Aarogya Setu, it does not charge its users at any step or for any service it provides. It is available completely free of cost. Even while registration of the user, it does not charge anything.
Is there any personal registration required to use the app?
Yes, you have to register yourself to use the application and enjoy its services. Based on the policies in Aarogya Setu, you can simply enter your basic details like name, phone number, email id, age, gender and location and get yourself registered.
What if I do not install Aarogya Setu app?
It is not mandated by the government to install the application Aarogya Setu. You can certainly choose not to use the application. However, the sole purpose of launching the application is to provide the most possible awareness and also reduce the chances of getting infected. Therefore, it is recommended to use the application of your safety.
Do I have to keep the Bluetooth switched on at all times on my phone?
As per the guidelines, it is essential to keep the Bluetooth switched on while you are outside or crossing paths with other people. However, on other occasions, when you are at home, you do not need to keep it switched on.
Do I have to keep the location ON at all times For Aarogya Setu?
Yes. it is recommended to keep the location sharing feature set to ‘On’ at all times so that the application can track your location and match it with all other users.
Above all, it is expected that the Coronavirus tracking app will aid in reducing the spread of the pandemic to a large extent as more people will be aware of the same.🔥52