Coronavirus The Chart

Use the damn app!

Andy Fyers
Fri, 23 Oct 2020

Andy Fyers
Fri, 23 Oct 2020
Contact tracing remains a crucial tool in New Zealand's covid-19 elimination strategy. But it seems Kiwis have quickly become lax in their use of the app following the containment of the Auckland community outbreak.Use of the app surged following the announcement of a second outbreak, after months of no community transmission. Scans and manual entries to the app peaked at 2.5 million per day in early September, but have declined since.On Oct. 21, the same day 25 new cases were announced, including two new community cases, there we...

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