While the first tool tracks each person in-home quarantine in real-time, the second one tracks the travel history of those who have tested positive for coronavirus. If the violator refuses to get in touch with authorities, the matter is escalated and the state authorities then jump into action. The authorities are using this tool to ensure that each person placed under home quarantine abides by the guidelines. The tool is playing an important role in helping the authorities track local transmission, setup red zones within a 2-3 km radius and sanitize. It is learnt that Telangana, Bihar and Odisha governments are also planning to follow the Andhra Pradesh model and tools in their attempt to contain the spread of coronavirus in their states.
Source: dna March 31, 2020 10:07 UTC