Koronavilkku app now accessible in English for Android and iPhone

Koronavilkku app now available in English for Android and iPhone

File image of Koronavilkku app in English / Credit score: Information Now Finland

The Koronavilkku monitor and hint app has launched a brand new replace, including English to the present Finnish and Swedish language choices.

Though many Android and iPhone fashions will obtain, replace and swap language routinely to English if that’s the default language setting in your cellphone, it is usually potential to enter the menu and do it manually.

“In English, Koronavilkku offers an increasing number of individuals dwelling in Finland the chance to take part in stopping the unfold of the epidemic. The brand new Language Selector makes it simpler to vary the language. The change was made primarily based on the suggestions we acquired from customers” explains Aleksi Yrttiaho, THL’s Director of Data Administration.

Though there have now been 4 variations of the app launched, every fixing bugs or making enhancements, Yrttiaho has about 20% of customers are nonetheless working the primary model and he recommends an improve.

Based on to THL the Koronavilkka app – which implies Corona Flash in English – has now been downloaded 2.Three million instances because it was launched on 1st September: a determine equal to roughly 42% of the inhabitants of Finland.

Throughout September 600 infections had been reported by means of the app, which implies round 1-in-Three individuals who contracted coronavirus throughout that month then went on to report the constructive consequence to Koronavilkku which in flip sends out alerts to individuals who may need been in shut proximity for an prolonged time frame.

Supply from newsnowfinland.fi

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