Further to The Irish Examiner‘s front page story earlier that 564,000 people had deleted the HSE Covid-19 response app.
Nama Wine Lake tweetz:
A maximum of 1.17m people are using the Irish Covid19 tracking app.
When the app was launched, the Department of Health of Health said 60% of the population needed to use it for it to be effective (60% of 5m = 3m), though they later said 2.2m. So, we’re just 50% to the minimum needed.
Why have so many people deleted the app?
There were battery and overheating issues.There’s also privacy and the Dept of Social Protection banditry at Dublin Airport which is now to be formally investigated by the Data Protection Commissioner….