How will the application StopCovid which should help to protect us against the spread of the coronavirus ? Check out the step-by-step.
The application Stop-Covid could be deployed as early as this weekend. The Parliament and the CNIL have in effect given their green light to the launch of this application, which will help prevent the persons with whom a patient infected with coronavirus has been in close contact. The greater the number of people using the application will be important, the better we will be protected, insisted the Secretary of State of the digital Cédric O. It is addressed particularly to those who are very mobile and moving in the dense areas. Here is how this application is going to work.
The application, downloadable on AppStore and Android this weekend
Stop-Covid will work on a voluntary basis. In practice, therefore, only people who have downloaded will allow a user who learns the contamination to prevent those he has crossed in the two previous weeks. This will allow them to take their precautions.
The tracing will be done through the Bluetooth system, it will therefore leave it enabled on his smartphone constantly. The visuals released by the government show that for the launch of the alert, the people affected will have to declare with a QR code or a code provided by the physician or the laboratory has reported contamination.
If it has crossed an infected person, which was reported on the application, you will receive a notification indicating ” Risk of contamination to the coronavirus – You have crossed these last days a person tested positive for the Coronavirus. Tap here to know what to do “.
The application has currently been tested in the subway, in the conditions that would be those of a supermarket. Conclusion : the device allows to detect 75% to 80% of people around you in a radius of about a metre, for longer than 15 minutes.
The personal data will be protected ?
This is one of the questions as legitimate, and on this point the government wants to be very reassuring : he had taken account of the reservations expressed by the CNIL, which has given its green light to the application on Tuesday, may 26. The secretary of State of the digital Cedric O explained : “the operation of The application is non-identifying. Its implementation is temporary: the decree that we are preparing provides that it will automatically be turned off and the data will be all erased within six months after the end of the State of public health emergency. “