25 March 2020 – Launched COVID-19 mobile app

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Type of Intervention: Public information
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Argentine Government launched a COVID-19 mobile app, available on Android and Apple devices.

The app aims to detect new cases of infection, by asking users a series of questions regarding symptoms. All people arriving to Argentina are required to download it.

The newest version of the app allows for transit permits to be issued through the platform. Based on the information provided by the app, a new database has been created on May 5th.
Full details here: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/coronavirus/medidas-gobierno