Health experts say the app-based contact tracing are appealing in part because the corona-virus’ spread is so stealthy. Infected people can transmit the virus for days before they develop symptoms.

Last month, Eritrean American Beruk Habte launched an Android app called “Tracker” – that tracks user’s locations and notifies them if they’ve been within a certain distance of someone who tested positive for COVID 19.

For more insight, Africa 54’s Paul Ndiho via Skype, spoke to Beruk Habte, the creator of the contact tracing mobile application “tracker,” based in the us state of Maryland.

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