New Covid-19 ‘track and trace’ app goes live in Ireland

The Department of Health and the Health Service Executive has launched a Covid-19 tracker app, which will help identify close contacts of people who test positive for the disease.

New Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly announced the app, which will help in contact tracing and aiding Ireland’s defense against the virus.

The Irish people are being urged to download the app which is available via Android and Iphone.

The app also allows people to follow latest statistics and county data surrounding Covid-19.

Follow this link to download the app:


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