11 December 2020 – Bluetooth Tracing introduced to digital contact tracing app

Type of Intervention: New Tool / Service / Body
Sectors Involved: Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Bluetooth upgrade to NZ COVID Tracer app to boost contact tracing while protecting privacy
Full details here: https://covid19.govt.nz/updates-and-resources/latest-updates/bluetooth-tracing-added-to-the-nz-covid-tracer-app-to-boost-contact-tracing/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Provided explanation for the technological processes of COVID tracing