It will also surface information about the type of testing location (laboratory, hospital, etcetera) and the nature of the site (like drive-through, parking lot, or building).
Apple is also asking applicants to state whether the testing location will require a doctor's referral or a scheduled appointment.
Recently, Apple announced partnership with Google
to develop contact tracing technology.
The tech giants will release application program interfaces (APIs) in May that enable interoperability between Android
and iOS devices using apps from public health authorities. There will be official apps, too. These apps will be available for users to download via their respective app stores, and users will have to ‘opt-in’.
Since Covid-19 can be transmitted through close proximity to affected individuals, public health officials have identified contact tracing as a valuable tool to help contain its spread.
Apple has already launched a Covid-19 website and app with a screening tool and other information about the new coronavirus
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