What is Aarogya Setu App?
Aarogya Setu App is a Covid-19 tracking mobile application launched by the Government of India that gives relevant information to the users about the risks, and updates on the containment of COVID-19. The App is offered by NIC eGov Mobile Apps and has more than 50 million installs. It needs Android 5.0 and up to function. Since many of us still aren’t aware of its features and functions, In this post, we will tell you How to use the Aarogya Setu app and its benefits and features.
Aarogya Setu App Features
Aarogya Setu app helps the user to keep a track on coronavirus patients. It has a simple user interface and it works on Bluetooth wireless technology and GPS tracking. The app is designed to educate people and make relevant covid19 information accessible to every citizen. It also helps the user to locate the corona positive people present nearby area.
How does Aarogya Setu Mobile Application work?
Once you download and register with this app, you will be asked simple questions. Like, if you have a cough, fever, disease, difficulty in breathing, recent foreign travel, age, etc. If you do not have any such problems, then the application will register you in the green zone i.e. safe zone. You can anytime assess again these questions and answer again.
The user interface of this app provides COVID updates and keeps track in your movement when you are around many people. Bluetooth and the GPS tracking of your phone will help you to stay safe and informed about any corona infected patient near to you.
Aarogya Setu will also keep you informed about all the COVID updates up to a 10 km radius in your city. The app will inform you of the number of people using Aarogya Setu, the number of people who took the self-assessment test, the number of people unwell, and the number of COVID 19 positive cases from 500 meters to 10kms radius in your city. Apart from this, if you ever came in contact with a corona positive patient, the app will update you and also suggest you get tested (if that person is already registered). It also offers a call helpline, useful resources, and videos. All this data goes to the government of India for record-making and analysis purposes.
Aarogya Setu App is a great initiative to fight against COVID-19. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also urged all the citizens to download the Aarogya Setu App. Indian Government has made Aarogya Setu compulsory for both government and private firm employees.
The app is available in 12 languages on both Android and iOS devices.