Aarogya Setu App Downloaded at 9.8 Crore SmartphonesAjay Sawhney, chairman of Empowered Group-9, on Monday, stated that the Aarogya Setu program was downloaded from 9.8 crore smartphones up to now.

"It will be accessible on Jio feature telephones, possibly from tomorrow. We've worked a great deal on information solitude of Aarogya Setu consumers and ensure that consumer's information isn't compromised," stated Sawhney through a media briefing at New Delhi.

He also advised that approximately 1.4 lakh Aarogya Setu program users are alerted through Bluetooth contact tracing about the potential risk of disease because of proximity to infected patients.

"This will let you protect yourself and your loved ones," he added.

With a rise of 4,213 instances from the past 24 hours, India's COVID-19 count attained 67,152 on Monday, according to the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

The number of active instances in the nation climbed to 44,029, while 20,916 patients are discharged and treated and yet one has migrated, as stated by the Ministry.

Separately, Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, stated Aarogya Setu cellular application relies on the "privacy-first by design" principle remembering the security and privacy of all consumers' data. He added that the consumer information in the program would just be provided to all those government officials that were directly accountable for containing the spread of this Coronavirus in India.

Within a private discussion with ANI, Kant advised that Aarogya Setu cellular application was constructed to guarantee the security and privacy of private data that has been gathered from individuals. It's founded on the "privacy-first by design" principle.

"Aarogya Setu includes a clearly defined protocol to get access to information. National Informatics Centre (NIC) is the fiduciary of their information, and information is shared with government officials directly involved in COVID-19 associated administrative and medical interventions on a rigorously need-to-know foundation and restricted in extent only for their direct function," said Kant.

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