Contact Tracing

De Blasio bans contact tracing of protesters, then says protests didn't lead to COVID-19 infections

Mayor Bill de Blasio instructed contact tracers within the five boroughs to not ask COVID-19 positive persons whether they had participated in protests. Now the city that never sleeps is reporting that there's no uptick in coronavirus cases as a result of the protests.

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Trudeau launches 'completely voluntary' coronavirus contact tracing phone app

The federal government will begin testing a contact tracing by using a "completely voluntary" mobile app that can be used anywhere in Canada.

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BREAKING: Ford says Ontario businesses can refuse service to those who refuse to wear a face mask

Doug Ford spoke today and the emphasis was on the construction industry, contact tracing and reopening.

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Trudeau will work with big tech to create app to track Canadians

Justin Trudeau has said that the government is looking to produce a contact tracing app to fight coronavirus in a press conference today.

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BREAKING: Trudeau falls short of echoing US condemnation of China's Hong Kong power grab

Trudeau addressed a need to ramp-up testing and contact tracing. He did not condemn Beijing's clampdown on Hong Kong's freedoms.

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Quebec considering a new contact tracing app for use in containing coronavirus

Quebec Premier François Legault said the province is in talks with a Montreal AI institute, which has developed a contact-tracing app.

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