Shainu Mohan ByExpress News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In order to ensure proper tracking and monitoring of quarantined Covid-19 patients and disseminate information on the availability of essential commodities in each locality, the district administration is gearing up to launch an online application.
With incidents of Covid-19 positive patients fleeing from quarantine on the rise, the authorities have decided to tighten the noose by tracking them through the app.
The proposal is to install the application on patients’ mobile phones which would update their location every 10 minutes.
Deputy Collector (Disaster Management) Anu S Nair said the online application would help them monitor medical camps, quarantined patients and isolation wards.
“The app will track the movements of all patients.
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