CDMX alerts more than 10 thousand for possible Covid contagion when tracking QR code

The Digital Agency for Public Innovation (ADIP) reported that the system to identify Covid-19 cases in closed spaces by means of QR code From November 18 to November 22, it has detected 152 positive cases, which is why it has alerted 10,429 people who checked in at the establishments.

He indicated that on November 18 there were 5 cases; on November 19 and 20, 46 cases each; on November 21, 34 cases and this Monday, 21 cases of positive people who visited an establishment.

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Therefore, and to date, 10,429 people who visited the closed establishments where positive cases were present will be alerted and followed up.

It is worth mentioning that from November 18 to November 23, 79 thousand 615 businesses have been registered with the QR, and they have checked-in one million 203 thousand 263 people.

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Today THE UNIVERSAL published that despite how effective the system may be, distrust has been generated among the population by the collection of data and surveillance in people’s locations, acknowledged the Director General of Digital Government of the Digital Agency for Public Innovation (ADIP ), Eduardo Clark García Dobarganes, who specified that the minimum data collected is only stored for 15 days, in order to follow up on those who may have the disease.

In addition, only between November 18 and 20, 67 positive cases were detected, so 5,000 alert messages had to be sent to citizens who were in the same places.

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