Corona Kavach is a mobile application for Android phone users launched by the Government of Indian to track Coronavirus (COVID-19). The app tracks a person’s location and alerts him/her if they are exposed to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
People can download Corona Kavach Mobile App Download from google play store as COVID-19 tracker.
Corona Kavach is released by the central government’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) in association with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
The app is currently in its beta version. Since the app is being updated, upgraded and tested regularly for better performance, it crashed a few times while testing. People may face lots of trouble while trying to generate OTP to login.
Corona Kavach has been developed with the aim of alerting people if they are being exposed to the risk of coronavirus. The app uses a person’s smartphone data to track his/her location and alert him/her for the risk of Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).
Download Corona Kavach Mobile App from Google Play Store
The Corona Kavach Mobile App has been developed to provide information regarding COVID-19 and capture the outbreak of Coronavirus. The data from the app will be used as a research purpose.
This app also has features like tracking your breathing capacity and a survey form to keep a check on self.
Download Corona App
Here is the direct link download Corona Kavach Mobile App:
This mobile app for coronavirus will track the data of the users and send them an alert notification if they come in contact with COVID-19 positive person. A user has to sign in to Corona Mobile App using their mobile phone numbers. The app then uses the GPS to track their movement.
5.2 MB app has 5 lakh+ installations till date. The current version is 1.1.2 and requires android 5.0 and up.
How Corona Kavach App Works
The Corona Mobile App works in a simple as below:
- A person has to fill a form by answering six questions:
- Breathing difficulty
- Body temperature
- Foreign travel details
- Dry cough or sore throat
- Body ache
- Meeting with anyone from a foreign country
- On the basis of your answers, the app will categorize a person as below:
- Green colour code indicates everything is fine
- Orange colour code indicates that the person needs to visit the doctor
- Yellow colour code indicates for quarantine
- Red colour code indicates that the person is infected
Once this form is filled and the person is categorised with a specific colour code, he/she can press a button to activate the “Kavach” app. Corona Mobile App will track the movements of a person for 1 hour.
A person who has installed the Corona Kavach app and has been categorised as infected (red) or quarantined (yellow), then whenever a healthy person (green category) comes into the same vicinity, the app will send an alert notification on the healthy person’s mobile.
How to use Corona Mobile App
Download the Kavach App from the App store of Android Play Store. Here is the direct link download Corona Kavach Mobile App:
After downloading and installation of Corona Kavach App, a new screen will appear showing the app is developed by MeitY and MoHFW.
Read through the next few screens. The app will then ask for permission to track the mobile phone location and access files on the devices.
Once the person gives the permission, an OTP will be sent on the registered mobile number for authentication purposes.
On the homepage will share the basic information regarding the number of people infected, cured and deaths.
A person has to go to the main menu and fill the form by answering the questions. Once the person answers all the questions asked in the form correctly, the app will update the status of the person in the respective colour code.
When a person steps out of the house, he/she needs to click the Corona Kavach logo to start the one-hour countdown. The app will track the location of the person for the next one hour.
In case a healthy person comes into contact with a quarantined person or infected person, the app will send an alert notification on the healthy person’s mobile.