COVID-19: Malaysian Government is Developing a Contact Tracing App

source: StreamDaily

The Malaysian government is developing an app to help authorities perform contact tracing during the ongoing pandemic.

Minister of Science and Technology, Khairy Jamaluddin revealed in a tweet that it will be a collaboration between the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and the Ministry of Communications and Media (KKMM). As of now, there’s no specific release date or any additional information about the app. pointed out that the upcoming app sounds similar to TraceTogether, an app developed by the Government Technology Agency of Singapore.

The upcoming tracer app might just be a turning point for Malaysia’s fight against the spread of Covid-19. ’til then, we hope everyone is practising good hygiene, social distancing and in good health.

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