Gemma Collins and Olly Murs have called on the public to download the NHS COVID-19 app in a new ad.
Former TOWIE star 39 and voice coach 36 have joined Simon Cowell, Harry Redknapp and Gordon Ramsay to emphasize the importance of getting the platform with videos recorded from their homes.
This weekend will be a big app download weekend, and people from England and Wales will come together to help protect others and prevent the spread of the virus.
Significant Cause: Gemma Collins (L) and Olly Murs (R) encouraged celebrities to download the NHS COVID-19 app in a new ad
This clip was started by a healthcare professional asking the country to participate in the fight against the pandemic: “The new NHS COVID-19 is to protect you, your loved ones, and your community. It’s here.
“Today I downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app to help control the spread of the virus and my loved ones.”
“To prevent the spread of the virus and keep us all safe,” said Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton, before football manager Harry added:
Paralympic athlete Lawrence Tedman also participated in the campaign, declaring that “all of us are playing a leading role now.”
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Star studded: England and Wales will come together to limit the spread of the virus over the weekend of big app downloads (pictured by Anthony Joshua and Alexandra Armstrong)
“Now we all play a leading role”: Paralympic athlete Lawrence Tedman also participated in the campaign
hit! According to the Google Play Store, as of Thursday evening, the app has been downloaded more than 1 million times by Android users (pictured by Ore Oduba and Nick Knowles).
Agree: “Get the app on your smartphone”, broadcaster Chris Evans repeats
Music mogul Simon, who is now recovering from a back injury, showed viewers a surprise, “It’s time to play the leading role.”
“We can’t do this alone,” said reality star Gemma and former X Factor contestant Olly, along with renowned chefs Gordon, Anthony Joshua, Kelly Holmes, and Nick Knowles.
Meanwhile, Oleo Duba, Scarlet Moffat, Jason Fox, and Chris Evans repeated the phrase “get the app on your smartphone.”
As of Thursday night, the app had been downloaded more than a million times by Android users, according to the Google Play Store.
Paramount: The new app appeared at a critical time for the UK, with Covid-19 cases increasing daily (pictured by Gordon Ramsay and Kelly Holmes).
Pleia: Personal trainer Jason Fox also talked to fans to make sure they offered new features.
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If iPhone downloads are included, the total number can be high, but Apple doesn’t provide similar numbers for app downloads.
Both Scotland and Northern Ireland have already introduced their own personal contact tracking apps, allowing users to switch between visits to either country following a delay in the original NHS software.
Serviced by NHS Test and Trace, the app was used to alert users during trials on the Isle of Wight and after people tested positive in London Borough of Newham. Said that.
Contact Tracking App Q & A: How does it work and take offensive notes to my boss?
How does it work?
Bluetooth technology keeps track of which phones spend 15 minutes within 2 meters (6’7′) and warns you if you’re near someone who later tested positive for Covid-19.
People’s phones are only recognized by the system if they are running the app themselves-they can’t detect others.
All the contacts it tracks are anonymous and the phone exchanges digital “tokens” with phones using all apps within the Bluetooth range.
If one person develops coronavirus symptoms or tests positive, you can enter this information into the app.
The phone then sends a notification to all devices that have exchanged tokens during the infected window, letting people know that they may have been exposed to COVID-19.
Each phone keeps a separate log of Bluetooth profiles that someone has approached. These are anonymously linked to people’s NHS apps and alerts are pushed even after that person is out of Bluetooth range.
Does the app make me sick notes?
The app itself does not generate sick notes.
However, if the employer needs it, they can notify the NHS online 111 service that the app has instructed them to self-separate, which is generated by it.
Do you know if the government is telling me to self-separate?
No, the system depends on the good intentions of the user and complies with the app’s self-separation requirements.
App users are completely anonymous and cannot be forced to quarantine themselves or otherwise identify them.
Your personal data is anonymous and will not be sent to the government, so police can check if you are following the instructions in the app.
The app only responds to the data entered by the user and provides guidance. If a user reports a coronavirus symptom-a new persistent cough, fever, or olfactory or taste change, they will be encouraged to self-isolate and be tested for 10 days after the onset of the symptom.
The latest version has been piloted between residents and NHS volunteers in both regions since mid-August after the first app was damaged by technical issues and was eventually scrapped.
It’s an important time for the UK, and it’s been confirmed that cases of Covid-19 are increasing daily.
Health and Social Care Executive Secretary Matt Hancock said the release of the app has come to “a turning point in our efforts to control the spread of the virus.”
Politicians added to BBC Breakfast that the more people download the new Coronavirus app across England and Wales, the better “for your community.”
“The more people download this app, the more effective it will be,” said a 41-year-old MP.
Because the software is voluntary, its success also depends largely on the number of people who choose to download and use it.
The new app requires Apple users to run iOS 13.5. iOS 13.5 was released in May and will work on iPhone 6s and later phones released in 2015, but Android users must be running at least Android version 6.0. Released in 2015.
The government has stated that if the app is not available, it will need to continue to use the traditional contact tracking services provided by NHS Test and Trace or NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect.
The app is powered by a system developed by Apple and Google that uses Bluetooth to keep anonymous logs of people nearby.
This is done by exchanging randomized keys while the strength of the Bluetooth signal is measuring proximity.
If someone gets sick, you can tell the app. The app pings the key to a central server and sends it to all app users looking for a match.
If the system determines that the person is a close contact, the person will be automatically notified and given further guidance.
With QR code scanning capabilities, people can check in where they visit, easily share contact details, and track people.
160,000 companies have already downloaded the QR code for use at the facility.
Baroness Dido Harding, Executive Chairman, Chairman of the NHS Testing and Tracing Program in the United Kingdom, said: “We want to make it easy for anyone to participate in the UK NHS test and trace service.
“With the NHS Covid-19 app, the vast majority of people with smartphones are at risk of being infected with the virus, self-isolate, order tests for symptoms, and appropriate guidance and advice. You need to access.
‘The features of this app, including QR code check-in at the venue, work in conjunction with traditional contact tracking services to quickly reach more people in the community to prevent further spread of the virus. Helps you to.
“This is a welcome step to protect the people around us.”
Leading UK network operators, including Vodafone, Three, EE, O2, giffgaff, Tesco Mobile, Sky Mobile and Virgin Mobile, have agreed to “zero rate” data charges incurred by all in-app activities. Use it.