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6/29/2020

Singapore: Seniors To Recieve CoronaVirus Contact-Tracing Device.


Singaporean Government rolls out coronavirus contract-tracing device for seniors.

The first batch of TraceTogether tokens will be distributed to vulnerable seniors.
(CNN)Singapore is distributing a digital contact-tracing device to people who don't use smartphones, as part of the city-state's efforts to contain coronavirus.

The TraceTogether Tokens are aimed at vulnerable seniors who aren't digitally connected but are at higher risk from coronavirus, according to a statement from the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO).

Singapore was one of the first countries to develop a fully functioning Bluetooth tracking app.
Singapore was one of the first countries to develop a fully functioning Bluetooth tracking app.
Distribution started on Sunday and the tokens aim to protect people without smartphones in the same way as the existing TraceTogether app, which uses Bluetooth to alert users if they have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus.

Source : CNN
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