GUJARAT CORONA UPDATE : OFFICIAL PRESS-NOTE DATE: 23/06/2020
Aarogya Setu is a mobile application developed by the Government of India to connect essential health services with the people of India in our combined fight against COVID-19. The App is aimed at augmenting the initiatives of the Government of India, particularly the Department of Health, in proactively reaching out to and informing the users of the app regarding risks, best practices and relevant advisories pertaining to the containment of COVID-19.
"There remains gaps in the surveillance and contact tracing of positive cases. The State has not furnished any data regarding the number of households and individuals contacted and surveyed for signs of COVID19 symptoms. Inefinite delays in testing results has further affected the contact tracing process and has put patients at risk." the letter says.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus