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Irish Covid Tracker App downloaded one million times in 48 hours

Thursday 9 July 2020 | 17:23 CET | News
Ireland's Department of Health and the Health Service Executive (HSE) confirmed that downloads of the new Covid Tracker App have reached one million in the 48 hours since launch.

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