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    Coronavirus: Ontario to pilot new COVID-19 contact tracing app | FULL

    Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced a new mobile app to help track the spread of COVID-19 that is expected to launch in Ontario on July 2. Ontario government officials say the app – named “COVID Shield” will supplement the province’s contact tracing strategy ahead of a potential second wave of the virus in the fall. The government says the app…

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    Coronavirus: Canadian officials discuss COVID-19 tracing app as more cases being reported | FULL

    Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam reported a total of 112,672 cases of COVID-19 and 8,874 deaths nationally during a COVID-19 briefing on Friday. Health Minister Patty Hajdu said that there have been a “concerning increase” of cases in several parts of the country with most cases among young people. She said the COVID-19 app will be available…

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    Why are so few Canadians using the COVID-19 alert app?

    It has been more than two months since the Canadian government launched COVID Alert, Canada’s novel coronavirus-exposure app, but federal data obtained by Global News shows very few Canadians are using the voluntary COVID-19 app. Just five of Canada’s 13 provinces and territories have officially adopted it, and about 10 per cent of smartphone users have downloaded it. In Ontario,…

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