Covid contact tracing made easy by tech

Patrick Amoth

Health director-general Patrick Amoth. He says the ministry is using an app to track a person’s movements, giving officials a vital tool for limiting contagion risks.

Photo credit: Lucy Wanjiru | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The app accesses crucial information about a person's interactions if they contract the virus.
  • All mobile phone numbers within the range of the infected person will be stored.

Contact tracing for suspected Covid-19 cases has never been this easy thanks to technology, says Dr Patrick Amoth, director-general in the Ministry of Health.

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