How does Aarogya Setu work?
Aarogya Setu uses contact tracing to record details of all the people you may have come in contact with, as you go about your normal activities. If any one of them, at a later point in time, tests positive for COVID-19, you are immediately informed and proactive medical intervention is arranged for you.
COVID-19 Across IndiaUpdated September 21, 2020, 4:00 pm
Why? Aarogya Setu
Keep You Safe
If you make a first or a second degree contact with a COVID-19 positive person, Aarogya Setu alerts you and gets you timely medical help. The self-assessment test also helps you in identifying possibilities of infection.
Keeps your near and dear ones safe
By early identification and prevention of potential risk of infection in you and others, Aarogya Setu enables better safety for those around you, acting as a shield of protection for all your loved ones.
Keeps India at large safe
The app helps the Govt. of India identify hotspots, hence aiding in curbing the spread of the infection. The more number of people use it, the more effective the app will be in chaining the pandemic.