Virginia launches first contact tracing app in U.S.

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Virginia launches first contact tracing app in U.S.

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam on Wednesday announced the first contact tracing app for the coronavirus in the United States that uses new technology from Apple and Alphabet’s Google.
The state is betting that the app, COVIDWISE, can help it catch new cases faster, though long delays in getting test results must be overcome in order for it to be effective.

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