AI Hosn UAE

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AI Hosn UAE

UAE

The Ministry of Health and Prevention, under the Abu Dhabi Health Authority, and the Dubai Health Authority have jointly launched an app named Al Hosn UAE as a national initiative aimed at supporting the Government’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. The app alerts users if they have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient. Users can get the COVID-19 test result through the app as well.

FEATURES

  • Users need their Emirates ID and phone number to authenticate the app.
  • The app combines the benefits of STAY HOME and TRACE COVID, the two apps previously launched by the Department of Health.
  • The app alerts users if they have been in contact with a confirmed COVID-19 patient. It traces a person’s connection with others, through Bluetooth technology. Users can get the COVID-19 test result through the app as well.
  • The app uses short-term Bluetooth signals, to show whether the person is in close proximity to people who have had contact with patients infected with the COVID-19 virus.

ONGOING RESULTS

  • It is expected to ultimately help authorities with contact tracing, further supporting to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

Source(s):Gulf News