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Number scan: A year of NZ Covid Tracer app data

Henry Burrell
Mon, 24 May 2021

Henry Burrell
Mon, 24 May 2021
If living through covid has felt like a lifetime, then learning the NZ Covid Tracer app is one year old might help you put the time into context.The app launched officially on Wednesday, May 20 2020, though Ministry of Health data for the app’s usage begins the day prior.BusinessDesk has analysed 365 days – May 19 2020 to May 18 2021 – of QR code scanning and Bluetooth tracking data to visualise New Zealand’s attitude towards its primary contact tracing tool.As you will see, not everyone who has ever downloaded the app u...

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