Singapore launches TraceTogether

A digital contact tracing app developed by the Government Technology Agency (GovTech). The app is built upon the homegrown BlueTrace protocol which uses Bluetooth technology for digital contact tracing. The user’s phone number is reportedly the only personal data collected by the app.

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