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Bahrain govt distributes virus app-compatible bracelets to track patients and their contacts

Tuesday 7 April 2020 | 11:27 CET | News
Bahrain's Information & eGovernment Authority (iGA) has begun distributing electronic bracelets compatible with the Kingdom's Covid-19 contact tracing app, 'BeAware'. The application supports the efforts of the National Taskforce for Combating the Coronavirus to mitigate the spread by identifying and keeping track of all active cases and their contacts. 

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