Arogya Setu is a mobile application developed by the Ministry of Electronics and Informatics. The app was launched on April 1, 2020 to track coronavirus cases across the country by the Indian government.
How does the Arogya Setu mobile app work?
This application is designed to inform its users about the risks, best practices and relevant advice relating to the containment of the Covid-19 pandemic. Tracking is done via Bluetooth and a location-generated social graph. It calculates the user’s risk of infection based on the regency and proximity to the coronavirus patient. Interestingly, the app is available in a total of 11 languages, English and 10 Indian languages.
The Aarogya Setu mobile app has a self-test tool, in which users are asked many questions. If any of the responses suggest symptoms of Covid, then the information will be sent to a government server. Thus, allowing the government to take the appropriate action and initiate the isolation procedure for that particular person, if necessary.
How do I download / install the Arogya Setu mobile app?
The app is available on both platforms i.e. Android and iOS mobile phones. Users can download the app from Google Play Store or Apple App Store respectively. To date, over 10 million people have downloaded the app.
How to use the Arogya Setu mobile app?
People can take a self-report test and find out if they have symptoms of covid-19 in the following ways:
It should be noted that, upon registration, the application states that “Your data will only be shared with the Indian government. The application does not allow your name and number to be disclosed to the general public at any time. “
First open the Arogya Setu app on your mobile phone.
Now, on the homepage, tap on the self-assessment option.
Choose your gender on the new page.
Enter your full name.
Then enter your age.
Choose your profession.
Now you need to select the countries that you have traveled outside in the last 30 days.
After that, the app will ask you whether or not you are ready to volunteer when needed.
Assuming you answer Yes, a 20 second benchmark test will begin.
How do I take a self-assessment test on the Arogya Setu mobile app?
1. A new page will appear with a pop saying “Please note that this chat’s information will be used for monitoring and managing the current health crisis and research in the fight against COVID-19” and questions will appear at the screen, you must answer all questions.
2. Once you have answered all of your questions, the app will display your risk of infection. He recommends that you take a self-assessment test if you develop a symptom of covid-19 or come into contact with a confirmed patient.