An NHS contact-tracing app aimed at limiting the future spread of coronavirus will be trialled on the Isle of Wight this week.
Transport Secretary Grant Shapps revealed the English Channel island will be the first place in the UK where the new, “exciting” NHS smartphone app will be used.
It has been suggested that areas that trial the app could also have coronavirus lockdown measures eased, in an experiment to see how the entire UK could exit stringent social distancing rules.
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