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PM Modi Asks People To Download Coronavirus Tracking App Arogya Setu, Here's How To Do It

Arogya Setu Tracks The Coronavirus Cases Through A Location-generated Social Graph And Bluetooth.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Raghwendra Shukla | Updated on: 06 Apr 2020, 04:12:26 PM
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PM Modi Asks People To Download Coronavirus Tracking App Arogya Setu, Here's How To Do It (Photo Credit: Screengrab)

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked people to download coronavirus tracking app Aarogya Setu - launched by the Union health ministry. The mobile app helps users identify whether they are at risk of COVID-19 infection. According to a Ministry official, ‘Aarogya Setu’ will detect only fresh cases. It tracks the cases through a location-generated social graph and Bluetooth. 

It is developed by the National Informatics Centre, a part of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Here we are going to tell you how to download the Aarogya Setu app.

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Step 1: The app is available on the Android and iOS platforms and can be downloaded from the Play Store and App Store. One can visit this link and scan it to download the app.

Aarogya Setu app is available in 11 languages.

Step 2: Select your preferred language and click ‘next’.

Step 3: Click on ‘Register Now’ and click on the ‘I Agree’ button.

Step 4: Provide your mobile number.

Step 5: An OTP will be sent to the number for verification.

Step 6: Provide your personal details like your name, age, profession, countries travel outside in the last 30 days and Submit.

Step 7: The app will let you know about the chances of your infection risk.

In just three days since its launch, Aarogya Setu has managed to have over 5 million downloads on the Google Play Store alone. The app is available in 11 languages.

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First Published : 06 Apr 2020, 04:08:24 PM