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Taiwan Social Distancing app available for download

2021-05-15

Taiwan Social Distancing app available for download; public urged to use app to receive information about COVID-19 spread

On May 14, the Central Epidemic Command Center announced that the Taiwan Social Distance app had been launched to be used by the public.

When an app user is confirmed to have COVID-19, the health authority will upload related data after obtaining consent from the confirmed case, and the app will automatically send alerts to app users who have come into contact with the confirmed case in the past 14 days so as to remind them to monitor their health status.


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Guarantee Personal Privacy
Taiwan Social Distancing App leveraged Bluetooth device signal to estimate the physical social interactions out of devices close to individual. The data with anonymous hashed ID history is stored at each individual device for up to 28 days.

For more information, please visit: https://cdc.gov.tw, hotline: 1922

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