New App to collect data on COVID-19

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A new app has been introduced by the Western Province Health Services Office to collect and access data pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Presidential Media Division said in a press release yesterday.

The new app was introduced at a regular meeting of the COVID-19 Prevention Task Force chaired by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat.

The app is useful to all stakeholders involved in COVID-19 prevention activities to obtain required information fast and easy. The COVID-19 infected persons, their close associates, PCR tests, observations, decisions and risk areas can be traced from the app.

A team headed by Western Province Health Services Director Dhammika Jayalath introduced the ‘app’ at the meeting.