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NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app trials begin again, this time using the Apple-Google system

1 month ago   |   By Pocket-lint

The second version of the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app has official entered trials again, once again returning to the Isle of Wight to test the efficiency of the new app. This time, trials will also be extended to the London Borough of Newham, in London. The app is designed to act as a contact tracing system, allowing those in the UK to go about their business, but get alerted if they have been in close proximity of someone who later tests positive to COVID-19. The app forms part of the NHS Test and Trace programme in the UK, but importantly it will fill in the gaps that manual contact...
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Covid-19 contact tracing app: Key questions answered about new trial

Covid-19 contact tracing app: Key questions answered about new trial

1 month ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

A contact tracing app for England entered a second trial phase on Thursday using Apple and Google-led technology.
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Coronavirus: Trials of second contact-tracing app launched

Coronavirus: Trials of second contact-tracing app launched

1 month ago   |   By Wessexfm

The government has launched trials of a second contact-tracing app using technology provided by Google and Apple, after its first attempt to build a homegrown app ended in failure.
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