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Samoa Travel Tracer App

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Samoa’s very own contact tracing app (Samoa Travel Tracer) will soon be available. 

The mobile software application is the result of a collaborative travel-ready approach by Government through the Ministry of Health and the Samoa Tourism Authority to help ensure the country is well placed to respond to any spread of Covid-19. 

Samoa Travel Tracer will use Bluetooth to trace close contact between users and data collected will be anonymous and encrypted.  

The App which is a key component of Samoa’s ongoing travel-ready preparations, will be available on Google Play and App Store. 

In a related development this week, Samoa’s Covid-19 vaccination programme entered its next phase with the Ministry of Health starting the second-dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine. As of 17th June, more than 43,000 (or 32% of the eligible population) had received the first dose and more than 800 had received the second dose.

The latest developments continue to demonstrate Samoa’s commitment to ensuring it’s in a position to open its borders when the time is right and safely welcome visitors.   

 




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