the British national health service (NHS) will develop a mobile application to monitor contacts of infected coronavirus infection.
according to Sunday Times, using Bluetooth to track people who came into contact with infected with the virus, notifying them of the need to submit to a test for detecting COVID-19.
the Authorities believe that the innovation will help to accelerate the removal of the most stringent restrictions. While the article States that the use of this technology will be effective only when the application will use at least 60% of the population of Britain.
the head of the British counterintelligence service MI5 Jonathan Evans believes that technology can be “decisive” in the fight against the pandemic. The app allows for a “serious intrusion of personal space” person. The publication stresses that the police will not have access to technology.