- The Arogya Setu app gained popularity during wave one and wave two
- Number of good COVID tracking apps
- Apps and a platform to help you take your precautions during the COVID crisis
The end of the year is all about socializing, meeting and greeting people, partying and celebrating life, and welcoming the New Year with positive hope and warmth. It’s about enjoying life and celebrating, but unfortunately people have forgotten that COVID 19 still exists and has increased with the increasing number of cases. Over the past few days, cases of covid have increased and the nation has been tracking cases using various apps.
Although the Aarogya Setu app has grown in popularity during the pandemic period since 2020, there were also other apps that were helping people understand the statistics of the growing and shrinking number of cases and measures.
Here is a list of 7 apps besides Aarogya Setu, which can be used to track COVID cases in the country:
Worldometer was published by a United States-based digital media company. The platform makes it possible to track cases of covid in various regions of the world. The app was designed by a team of developers, researchers and volunteers who aim to make global statistics available in a stimulating and time-relevant format. The app has no political, government or corporate affiliations. It also does not go through investors, donors, grants or funders of any kind. In addition, the American Library Association (ALA), one of the oldest and largest library associations in the world, has indicated that the Worldometer has been voted one of the top free reference sites.
The app was developed in conjunction with Stanford University to empower people and protect them and their communities without having to give up their privacy. This app works with bluetooth signals to check the proximity of nearby people and monitor them anonymously if they happen to come in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID in the recent past. A distinguishing feature of the app is that no third party, including the government, will be allowed to track who has been exposed by whom. Covid Watch was among the first apps to release an open source protocol for decentralized Bluetooth contact tracing and privacy preservation.
The Department of Health and Family Welfare has developed this app, which works in line with the government, to track COVID cases in real time across the country. The app displays the total number of cases, total number of deaths, cases per million, deaths per million, death rate and total country population on the home screen. They also have a graphical representation showing how cases have dropped and improved over time with new cases month by month. Indeed, a good application to understand the state of the nation which has a simple and understandable interface.
John Hopkins Coronavirus Tracker
The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center (CRC) is an updated source of COVID-19 data and expert advice. We collect and analyze the best available data on cases, tests, deaths, vaccines and hospitalizations to help the public, policymakers and healthcare professionals around the world respond to the pandemic. Johns Hopkins experts in infectious diseases, emergency preparedness and global public health. They had been at the forefront of the international response to COVID-19. Their official website is a resource to help people advance their understanding of the virus, educate the public across countries, and educate policy makers to guide the response, improve care and save lives.
Survey of India, an Indian national mapping agency, has developed the SAHYOG app, which will complement Aarogya Setu to meet the goals of public awareness, self-assessment and contact tracing. The app pulls together state-level data and geolocates it to help mapping agencies analyze this information as the database grows. The app was launched to help the government improvise its response system. The app will function as a key tool to help community workers conduct door-to-door surveys, contact tracing, essential item deliveries and targeted public awareness campaigns across the country.
Test yourself Goa
The Goa Department of Health, in collaboration with Innovaccer, has developed the Test Yourself Goa app for people visiting Goa. This app allows the user to self-diagnose the symptoms of COVID-19 after downloading the app. This app was India’s first automated self-assessment platform to combat the virus. To use the app, the user must enter their basic information including name, zip code, residence status and contact number. Like other tracking apps, it also has a survey to follow and, based on the responses, it informs users whether the symptoms are prone to COVID or not. It also gives tips on how to self-quarantine, maintain social distancing, use of masks, and more, along with management videos that might help tourists. To help tourists, the app further provides important numbers and a list of nearby health centers and doctors in case of need or emergency.
And without even needing a mention, because Google is the easiest and easiest way to track covid cases in any part of the world. All we have to mention is ‘Covid case in India’ and statistics will emerge. Users will witness several options to track various things like: overview, statistics, tests, variants, symptoms, prevention, treatment and news. maybe a one stop destination if you have a hard time keeping up with an app.