It is a week ago, that the app is 'contagion|stop' was launched by the Health and Ældreministeriet. Since the app has been downloaded 497.000 times.
the Risk of bumping into a person, who has volunteered as tested positive corona on the app to alert other users, is small.
a total Of 80 infected persons availed themselves of the option on the app, writes the ministry in a press release Thursday afternoon.
You must log in with NemID to register, that one is tested positive, while you do not need to login, if you just sign up for the app.
to date, there has in Denmark been 12.636 confirmed smittetilfælde, which has 11.460 persons over their infection. 603 have died while they have been infected with the coronavirus. It means that right now is 573 persons, who are confirmed infected in Denmark.
Thus it is just now quite a few out of the many thousands of registered users who can register as infected on the app.
Health and ældreministeren, Magnus Heunicke, is satisfied with the preliminary connection.
- the Danes have been very well received by the app, many have downloaded it, and 80 users has within the first week used the app to warn people that they don't know about, that they may have been exposed to risk, so they can be tested. It is the purpose of the app, which is already the first week has proved its worth, it sounds from the minister in the press release.
in Order to be more aware of what can be deduced from the figures from the press release, would an Extra Leaf like to have interviewed Magnus Heunicke on the matter, but the ministry's press office informs, that he did not have the opportunity to ask up to the interview.
the Extra Leaf is called also to the director of the national board of Health, Søren Brostrøm. He declined to speak with Extra Magazine without prior arrangement with the agency press office.