1. Brits will be told they have a moral duty to download new ‘track and trace’ coronavirus smart phone app  The Sun
  2. Coronavirus: Private call centres will run new contact tracing system  The Times
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BRITS will be told they have a moral duty to download the new ‘track and trace’ smart phone app that will be launched within three weeks, ministers said yesterday. The pioneering app mu…

Brits will be told they have a moral duty to download new ‘track and trace’ coronavirus smart phone app – The Sun

The contact tracing system crucial to hopes of easing lockdown will be outsourced to private call centre operators including Serco, The Times has learnt.The bulk of contact tracing work will beThe contact tracing system crucial to hopes of easing lockdown will be outsourced to private call centre operators including Serco, The Times has learnt.The bulk of contact tracing work will be

“Tackling coronavirus: •Enforced lockdowns Only work where people comply Kill economy •Test widely-Trace contacts-Isolate infected+contacts Only working where infections are low Need a lot of tests and tracers •Herd Immunity Collapse health systems Not much of the herd survives https://t.co/zYahOvbxgZ”

Alfons López Tena on Twitter: "Tackling coronavirus: •Enforced lockdowns Only work where people comply Kill economy •Test widely-Trace contacts-Isolate infected+contacts Only working where infections are low Need a lot of tests and tracers •Herd Immunity Collapse health systems Not much of the herd survives… https://t.co/6FXeRZYBmo"

“The Belgium gov promised to protect the public by boosting testing + tracing capacity in time for its phased lifting of lockdown measures.. starting this Monday. But the testing rate lags behind set goal and manual tracing system seems unlikely to be ready in time #coronavirus /1”

katya adler on Twitter: "The Belgium gov promised to protect the public by boosting testing + tracing capacity in time for its phased lifting of lockdown measures.. starting this Monday. But the testing rate lags behind set goal and manual tracing system seems unlikely to be ready in time #coronavirus /1"

“Interesting to see the Government's coronavirus-tracing app might launch today. Computer science experts and developers I spoke to said they should consider a decentralised system like the one proposed by Apple and Google. https://t.co/tsXSwhBz2K #covid19australia”

Jen Dudley-Nicholson on Twitter: "Interesting to see the Government's coronavirus-tracing app might launch today. Computer science experts and developers I spoke to said they should consider a decentralised system like the one proposed by Apple and Google. https://t.co/tsXSwhBz2K #covid19australia"

“Effective containment of the coronavirus will rely on more testing and tracing. The CDC is providing resources to states to use public health systems to accelerate this process, which will help move us to a point where we can safely reopen our economy. https://t.co/m52lrdMUTx”

Cindy Hyde-Smith on Twitter: "Effective containment of the coronavirus will rely on more testing and tracing. The CDC is providing resources to states to use public health systems to accelerate this process, which will help move us to a point where we can safely reopen our economy. https://t.co/m52lrdMUTx"

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