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​Rakning C-19 Iceland Contact Tracer

Innovative response

​Rakning C-19 is an official app from the Icelandic Government to help mitigate the Covid-19 pandemic in Iceland. The app collects the GNSS (GPS) location of the phone and stores locally on the device. If the phone owner is diagnosed with the Covid-19 disease he is asked by the Directorate of Health to share the location data for contact tracing in order to identify individuals that might need to go into quarantine.

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

It is a tracking app that uses GPS data.

Organisations/institutions involved

Iceland Directorate of Health

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government

Issues being addressed:

  • Patient care
  • Real-time data collection, sharing, and analysis

Date Submitted:

5 June 2020