The NHS COVID-19 app has received an update that will see fewer people receive self-isolation alerts. The government faced criticism after 600,000 people were pinged in a single week in July.
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The England and Wales NHS COVID-19 app has had an update blocked by Google and Apple. The tech firms said that the update would go against privacy rules which the government initially agreed to.
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The NHS COVID-19 app has been updated. It removes possible exposure and near-miss notifications, improves the distance measurements and lowers the threshold for isolation notifications.
The coronavirus contact tracing apps across the UK will also speak to one another from November meaning that users don't have to download different apps if they cross borders to other nations.
A new update has been published for the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app. The update addresses a scary notification that tells users they may have been exposed to COVID-19 without further explanation.
England and Wales have finally released their COVID-19 contact tracing app for Android and iOS. Scotland and Northern Ireland independently released their own contact tracing apps.
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England and Wales will launch their new coronavirus contact tracing app to the general public on September 24. It will let people know if they've come into contact with the virus and need to isolate.
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