Coronavirus Gujarat update: PANCHSHAKTI PDF & COVID-19 tracking app 'Aarogya Setu' for Android, iOS users
COVID-19 tracking app 'Aarogya Setu' for Android, iOS users: The Gujarat government on Sunday extended partial lockdown of all shops, except those selling essential items and services, to capital Gandhinagar a day after ordering their closure till March 25 in Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot.
The Indian government is stepping up its efforts to make credible information about the novel coronavirus accessible to the masses with the launch of a new tracking app, Aarogya Setu.
The new app is available for both Android and iOS users and can be downloaded from the Play Store or Apple's App Store. According to the description of the app, it is aimed at "augmenting" efforts to "proactively" inform the citizens about the "best practices and relevant advisories pertaining to the containment of COVID-19.
Shops selling non-essential items will remain closed in the state's four largest cities till March 25, while government offices will operate at half strength on a rotational basis till March 29, the Gujarat government announced on Saturday. Shops selling essential items like milk, vegetables, food items, medicines, medical equipment, as well as hospitals and laboratories, will remain open, said a government release.
In these five cities, shops selling essential items like milk, vegetables, food items, medicines, medical equipment, as well as hospitals and laboratories, will remain open, while all others will remain closed till March 25.
Gujarat has reported more coronavirus cases with three more testings positive for COVID-19 after two positive cases had surfaced in the State on Thursday. With the new cases, the State’s total tally has risen to five.
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