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Two phones with the Covid Tracker app installed on them. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A total of 370 notifications have been sent by the Health Service Executive to close contacts of those diagnosed with Covid-19 since the new smartphon(...)

On average 10,000 to 20,000 people are  downloading the Covid-19 tracker app every day in the Republic

The number of people who have received close contact alerts through the Republic’s Covid Tracker app has reached 137 since the app was launched on Jul(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly launches the official HSE Covid Tracker contact tracing app at the Department of Health in Dublin on July 7th. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has donated the code for its contact tracing app to the Linux Foundation Public Health initiative as part of an attempt to suppress the corona(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly launches the official HSE Covid Tracker contact tracing app at the Department of Health in Dublin on July 7th. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There was a moment in recent weeks when it seemed as if Ireland’s contact tracing app would never arrive. Intended to be a weapon in the State’s ars(...)

The Covid Tracker Ireland app has been downloaded more than 1 million times since it was released in the Apple and Android app stores on Monday evening. Photograph: PA Wire

The Republic’s Covid Tracker app will be able to swap information with the app for Northern Ireland when the latter is released in coming weeks, the (...)

The Health Service Executive has published the Data Protection Impact Assessment and has also published the source code. Illustration: Getty

The Health Service Executive has published key design and data privacy documents ahead of the launch of its Covid-19 tracker app. It is anticipated t(...)