Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices

The Trace Together tokens are an alternative to the government’s contact tracing smartphone app.

Silver Generation Office (SGO)Copyright: Silver Generation Office (SGO)

Singapore has started to hand out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices as part of its measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

The so-called TraceTogether tokens are an alternative to the government’s contact tracing smartphone app.

They are aimed at people that do not own – or prefer not to use – a mobile phone.

The announcement of the device was met with concerns in some quarters over privacy.

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