The COVID Alert App Was Downloaded 3 Million Times But Many Canadians Aren't Using It
Trudeau said we could download and forget it.🤷♂️
It appears Canadians are showing up to the party but not staying long.
According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, 3 million Canadians have downloaded the COVID-19 alert app as of Wednesday.
However, few Canadians are actually using the technology for what it is intended for.
COVID Alert app downloads
It appears people are taking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at his word asCanadians could download the app and forget it.
Despite told CTV News.in its first go-around and now three times that number, only 514 users have notified the app about their positive test results, the organization
This could be whyCanadians to download the app again as Covid-19 cases continued to surge in the country.
After weeks of silence regarding the app, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau name-dropped it in the Liberal throne speech and lit a fire under Canadians.
The prime minister’s office told CTV News that downloads of the app spiked after his speech, noting almost 100,000 downloads by Apple and Android users an hour after the speech concluded.