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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 https://www.mygov.in/aarogya-setu-app/ 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