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Lack of perceived risk sees covid tracer app scans tumble

Henry Burrell
Fri, 14 May 2021

Henry Burrell
Fri, 14 May 2021
The number of daily scans recorded on the NZ Covid Tracer app has fallen to below half of the last peak of activity in February.According to the latest Ministry of Health (MoH) data, the most scans in the past week was 714,140 on May 6 to May 7 compared to 1,854,897 on Feb 18 to Feb 19.Just 621,278 scans are shown for the latest available 24 hour period of May 12 to May 13. Scans are currently recorded from midday of one day to midday the next.“QR code scanning is dropping each week as the perception of risk decreases, but the use of...

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