Contact tracing

Students in schools and universities may be encouraged to download a contact tracing smartphone app, which can be used to let them know if they have been in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. 

Students returning to universities, colleges and grade schools in the era of COVID-19 may eventually get calls or messages as part of a process called contact tracing.

Contact tracing and case investigations are disease control techniques health professionals use to determine how someone may have contracted the coronavirus and notify people who could have been exposed to it through that person. 

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