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Utah launches new app to trace coronavirus exposures


April 23, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah launched a new cell phone app Wednesday to track coronavirus symptoms and identify people who may have been exposed, known as contact tracing.

The state has contract worth up to a $2.75 million with the social-media company Twenty, which makes an app that helps people use location data to find their friends to hang out.

The company used its technology to build an app called "Healthy Together" for the state. People who download the app will get daily reminders to self-report any symptoms, then be directed to testing if they're at risk. If a case is confirmed, th...

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