Aarogya Setu app tops in download rate among global contact tracing apps

From all the countries surveyed, Australia, saw the highest adoption rate of contact tracing apps, with 21.6% of its residents downloading the apps. The Australian government’s COVIDSafe application has garnered 4.5 Mn downloads till date.

Aarogya Setu app tops in download rate among global contact tracing apps
Aarogya Setu app tops in download rate among global contact tracing apps

Aarogya Setu app tops in download rate among global contact tracing apps

With the rising number of COVID-19 cases, contact tracing apps are seeing an increase in downloads. Mobile app analytics firm, Sensor Tower, recently prepared a report, focusing on the adoption of COVID-19 contact tracing apps in 13 countries with a population of 20 Million or more, such as Australia, Peru, Italy, Turkey, India and Japan, among others.

From all the countries surveyed, Australia, saw the highest adoption rate of contact tracing apps, with 21.6% of its residents downloading the apps. The Australian government’s COVIDSafe application has garnered 4.5 Mn downloads till date.

India ranks four in terms of the highest adoption rates with 12.5% of its population having downloaded the Aarogya Setu app. However, it has bagged number one position in terms of the absolute number of people who have downloaded a contact tracing app. With 127.6 Mn downloads, the Aarogya Setu app tops in download rate among global contact tracing apps.