We have found the following features in COVID-19 Apps.
Enables an individual to prove that they have successfully recovered from the disease.
Functionality by which cases can be managed.
Record and trace exposure to other people that may have been sufficient to transmit the virus
Enables medical researchers or public health authorities to collect medical data on a patient's disease progression, in order to understand the disease better.
Monitor patients sick at home.
Provides local news about the outbreak.
Provides a local map about the outbreak
Provides local statistics about the outbreak
Authorities are being notified when an individual moves away from the location in which they are supposed to remain for quarantine purposes.
Enables labs to notify App Users electronically about their lab test results
Makes it easy to promote using the app to friends
Enables members of the general public to self-assess their health.
Why this matters:
Much innovation is occurring in COVID-19 Apps. While “contact tracing” is the best-known feature, many other features have been implemented.