Connecticut has a phone app to help with contact tracing for COVID-19 infections in the state. Go to Google Play or enable the app in Apple settings.
The app uses location technology in your phone and all the phones around you to build a web of phones you’ve been near. Then, if someone with the app tests positive, they can notify others by clicking on “positive” in the app. That will send out an alert through the technology that determines what phones were within six feet the phone of the positive person for 15 minutes or more.[Read more…]