An Effective Approach to Contact Tracing Applications for Covid-19

© 2020 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-68 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : Aprajita Jain, Piyush Pokharkar, Pranav Ghadge, Aman Agarwal, Trupti Baraskar
DOI :  10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V68I11P110

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Aprajita Jain, Piyush Pokharkar, Pranav Ghadge, Aman Agarwal, Trupti Baraskar, "An Effective Approach to Contact Tracing Applications for Covid-19," International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, vol. 68, no. 11, pp. 69-72, 2020. Crossref, 10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V68I11P110

As the COVID-19 pandemic has captured the country, states, and the entire world, technology is taking a step forward to prevent this danger and resolve the situation. The health authorities are taking some major technological support to trace the movement of the citizens at the most granular level to verify with whom they had contact over the given period. This helps to discover the contact with a Covid-19 positive patient to implement immediate quarantine measures and break the chain of the people exposed to the disease and minimize the count in high-density areas. This paper has proposed a system for effective contact-tracing in real-time using GPS and Bluetooth technology. Also, here is a study of such existing systems with their drawbacks and a proposed solution to overcome those limitations. Hence, the purpose is to provide a solution for combating the spread of Covid-19.

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Real-time tracing, Bluetooth Low-Energy [BLE], GPS, Contact-Tracing Application (CTA)