the Joint development, which allows any smartphone to remember all the apparatus, near which he was recently, in April announced the giants Apple and Google. There are a number of similar technologies that will help to set all the “handshake” devices, that is, to record the history of contacts of the carrier of coronavirus. In this case, the people with whom he came in contact with, will receive an automatic message about a possible infection and need to be checked for infection. At the heart of any such program is the technology Bluetooth is a short range: your phone remembers the device around and is checking a database of device cases Covid-19. A code appears, the device recorded your smartphone in the last two weeks, you get a message that one of your contacts ill by the coronavirus. Unless one is sick, the whole history of the contacts stored on his phone. If he gets sick COVID-19, he reports this to the application developed by the health service of his country, and its identifier appears in the database.
in Australia and In Singapore, it already works in European countries it will be launched in the near future. Monday 27 April, the Minister of health of great Britain Matt Hancock said that the Albion system is already being tested. In his opinion, it will allow you to control the situation with the spread of the virus, and in the future – to abolish the restrictions imposed in the country due Covid-19.
In a situation where more and more countries intend to gradually remove restrictions caused by the epidemic, contact tracing of cases and their isolation at an early stage will be the government’s priorities. If applications prove to be effective, the government will sigh with relief, because while the lists of contacts of cases of coronavirus – is a constant headache for authorities. For example, in Ireland, as reported by The Irish Times, social workers make about two thousand calls a day to track spread of coronavirus. The backbone is 200 employees, but the reserve has 1700 people who have been trained and can be attractive��cheny to obzvanivanie cases, if the situation will deteriorate. Among those who helped to establish contacts infected, the cadets of the defense Department. To date installed over 60 000 contacts.
In Belgium, this is a team of two thousand “the crown of detectives.” According to local newspaper De Tijd, 200 of them work in Brussels, 600 to 1200 Wallonia and in Flanders. But there are authorities think about the development of your application to track “handshakes” devices.
In the United States, according to The British Daily Telegraph, on the establishment of patient contacts employs 2,200 professionals, but this is not enough. In the current situation it is necessary not less than one hundred thousand of these researchers, – reports the edition with reference to the representative of the Association of state and territorial health services (ASTHO).
France aims to test up to 700 thousand people per week, while removing restrictions for those who had no contact with patients. The possibility of using applications for mobile phones in the country must be approved by the Parliament.
In Singapore such application “TraceTogether” was coined March 20, and today it is used by 1.1 million users – about one fifth of the population. But authorities believe that this is not enough. Daily police officers and soldiers call two to four thousand people in contact with infected Covid-19.
In South Korea, where the number of new infections is declining daily, the authorities have put all patients under strict control. Their contacts are evaluated through surveys, GPS information from their phones, reports, credit card data and cameras street surveillance. This system is “Covid-19 System Smart management” – supported by the national center for control and prevention of diseases, and can perform all actions of a person in just 10 minutes.