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Virginia launches CovidWise Exposure app, using Apple, Google API tech

Friday 7 August 2020 | 09:18 CET | News
The US State of Virginia launched an CovidWise Exposure app, the office of Governor Ralph Northam announed. The app uses API technology developed by Apple and Google and released in May, aimed at helping public health authorities to create their own contact-tracing apps. Virginia is the first state to launch such an app, with the free app available in Apple and Android stores. The app uses Bluetooth to send alerts to users who have come into contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.

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