CANBERRA’s covid secure app – Test in CBR – is being decommissioned after greater than two years in operation.

The app, which launched in September 2020 to help with contact tracing, might be switched off from December 1.

Test in CBR was downloaded greater than 1.25 million instances, and 117 million check-ins had been recorded throughout greater than 29,000 areas.

Well being Minister Rachel Stephen-Smith stated it’s an applicable time for the app to be closed down.

“We all know that we’ll proceed to have waves of COVID-19 into the longer term, and we’ll proceed to work with the group to handle the continuing impacts of the pandemic,” she stated.

“Nevertheless, because the ACT continues to maneuver in direction of managing COVID-19 in a fashion that’s extra in keeping with different infectious illnesses, the app is not required and might be switched off.”

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Ian Meikle, editor