The Australian government has propelled a new messaging service on WhatsApp and an app to keep individuals updated about coronavirus (COVID-19). The Morrison government is taking to social media platforms to illuminate Australians about health counsel, and the measures the Commonwealth and the states are taking to handle the coronavirus emergency.
Coronavirus Australia app is accessible from the Apple App Store and on Google Play, which was propelled nearby the Government’s new WhatsApp feature.
The app will stay up with the latest with official data and advice, significant health counsel and a preview of the present official status within Australia.
“That will assist you to get the accurate and timely information about what is being done by governments around the country to support you, as you and your family and your household and your community work through the difficult months ahead because of the coronavirus,” Mr. Morrison said on Sunday.
The decision came as the Prime Minister also said that 1600 individuals today have started required quarantines in hospitals around the country.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says individuals can access a new messaging service on WhatsApp by typing oz.gov.au/whatsapp.
He likewise went on to additional limit social gatherings in Australia to only two individuals and said individuals aged over 70 “should stay at home for their own protection”.
The WhatsApp account acts as a messenger bot and provides individuals with updates when they type in a number or emoji.
Steps to use the Coronavirus Australia Whatsapp service:
- Download WhatsApp onto your phone.
- Access another a new messaging service on WhatsApp by typing oz.gov.au/whatsapp
- Send the WhatsApp account a message.
- You will get a message back.
- Follow the instructions to get the data you need.