How Do Coronavirus Contact Tracing Apps Work?

Article Link: https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/contact-tracing-app-canada_ca_5eb45f6fc5b6aec3671350a8?utm_hp_ref=ca-homepage

Discussion posted by: David McNamara

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada, thousands of volunteers and public health workers have practised contact tracing — the painstaking process of identifying anyone who’s come into contact with someone diagnosed with the disease and telling those people they need to self-isolate. It’s intensive work. But is there a way to do that work digitally? Some developers and governments are trying to find out. B.C. chief medical officer of health Dr. Bonnie Henry summed it up during a news conference Tuesday.