According to government data, since the app launched in April 2020, only two positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed through the app, none detected by manual contact tracing systems.
“The former prime minister said the app would be a ‘sunscreen’ against COVID-19. All it did was use up taxpayer money. ”
Case counting method was not accurate enough
“While hindsight is great, the Labor Opposition at the time supported the development of the COVIDSafe app as an additional protection for Australian communities during the pandemic,” she said.
COVIDSafe death announced on App Store
The application store where the software is downloaded has been updated to reflect its obsolete status, describing it as being “discontinued” on Wednesday.
The COVIDSafe app will appear in the application store. sauce: attached
Dr. Bridget Hare, senior researcher at the Kirby Institute, a medical research institute affiliated with the University of New South Wales, participated in a collaborative study on the efficacy of the app in New South Wales.
If a user tested positive for COVID-19, they were asked to consent to upload their interaction data for use by contact tracers.
“Definitely there are quite a few lessons to be learned from this incident and how we will use them in the future.”
COVIDSafe app removed from App Store after $21 million spent on project
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