The Covid-19 pandemic introduced lockdown measures not previously experienced by society across the globe. It also gave rise to an unparalleled number of health monitoring-cum-tracking apps deployed by governments in the name of more effective and efficient contact tracing and health monitoring of the public. Such tracing and health apps were first rolled out in several Asian countries first hit by the new coronavirus, namely China, Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea. Malaysia shortly after jumped into the bandwagon.
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