17 June 2020 – Launch of the CareFiji contact tracing app

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Local Government, Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts; Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Hon. Prime Minister, Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama is the leading decision maker in the prevention of COVID 19.

Overview: This is an announcement of Fiji launching the CareFiji tracing app (will take place this week). The intended audience are the general public and the government are finalising their assessment on their response to take Fiji forward for the post-COVID-19 era. This app is pivotal in containing any future spread of the Coronavirus.
Full details here: https://www.fijivillage.com/news/PM-to-launch-contact-tracing-app-and-make-COVID-19-related-announcement-later-this-week-5fx4r8/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: No justification