Central govt. has launched Aarogya Setu application to prevent spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. All the android smartphone users can now download Arogya Setu Mobile App APK from google play store while iOS / iPhone users can download app from apple app store. The new app aims to augment various initiatives of the central govt. in proactively reaching out to and informing the users of the app regarding risks, best practices and relevant advisories pertaining to the containment of COVID-19. You can also register, schedule & book appointment slots for COVID-19 Vaccination.
The Aarogya Setu mobile app track movement of users through the use of bluetooth and GPS system. In case any COVID-19 affected person comes in close contact with users then notification alert will be sent. Earlier, the central govt. had launched other apps such as Corona Kavach, My Gov App to tackle Coronavirus.
In this phase, social distancing is important as COVID-19 is exponentially increasing its graph and the number of people affected are raising on a daily basis. People will also get tips and other important information to protect themselves from this Coronavirus pandemic.
Government of India launched Aarogya Setu App earlier on 2 April 2020 to strengthen our fight against COVID-19. The App will alert users of risk of infection & promote awareness on COVID-19. The Aarogya Setu is a mobile application designed to connect essential health services with the people of India in our combined fight against COVID-19. The direct links to download Arogya Setu Mobile App APK online and its complete details are given here.
Aarogya Setu App Download for Android Users (Google Play Store)
Here is the direct link to download Aarogya Setu Mobile app from google play store for android smartphone users:-
- The Arogya Setu App present online at Google Play Store for android mobile phone users will appear as below:-
Aarogya Setu Mobile App is developed by [email protected] and is offered by NIC eGov Mobile Apps.
Aarogya Setu App Download for iPhone / iOS Users (Apple App Store)
Here is the direct link to download Aarogya Setu mobile app APK from app store for Apple iPhone users:-
- The Arogya Setu App present online at Apple App Store for iPhone / iOS smartphone users will appear as below:-
National Informatics Centre has developed this Free Arogya Setu app in the category of Health & Fitness (AapSurakshit, Hum Surakshit) with age rating of 4+. The new app is compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This app may use your location even when it isn’t open, which can decrease battery life.
How Aarogya Setu Mobile App Works
The complete working of Aarogya Setu Mobile App has been explained here:-
- Firstly, people can download Arogya Setu mobile app APK on their apple / android phones and install it.
- Then it will ask for Registration Through OTP, which people needs to enter to get themselves registered on this app.
- After registration, the app will seek permission to use your bluetooth, GPS location and other data. However, it is ensured that data would be stored in the database in an encrypted form and no govt. / private / 3rd party or another agency can use this data.
- Then a survey form is required to be filled asking various details of the registered user. It will ask you about your travel history, details with contact with other persons, symptoms and other details. Then this Aarogya Setu app will tell users that if they are COVID-19 infected or are safe.
- If any person infected from COVID-19 comes closer to you, then the app will send you alert signals and notifications.
Even various tips and safety measures details would also be provided through this app. It is an important app to tackle Coronavirus as more than 3.49 crore people are infected with COVID-19 pandemic and more than 4.82 lakh people had already died.