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Hack the Crisis

Innovative response

Estonia had a hackathon, and from this numerous services have been built. For example we now have a chatbot Suve (https://news.err.ee/1067675/government-launches-chatbot-to-answer-coronavirus-crisis-queries), a corona test / symptom tracker (https://koroonatest.ee/), and a dashboard (http://koroonakaart.ee/en)

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

It helps to address the lack of information in Estonia about the spread of Coronavirus.

Level(s) of government:
  • National/Federal government
  • Private Sector
  • Non-Profit/Civil Society

Issues being addressed:

  • Public service delivery under new circumstances
  • Crowdsourcing solutions
  • Real-time data collection
  • sharing
  • and analysis

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Date Submitted:

24 March 2020

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