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Some users of NHS tracing app incorrectly given COVID-19 exposure alerts

Some users of NHS tracing app incorrectly given COVID-19 exposure alerts

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Some users of the new NHS contact-tracing app have received notifications saying they'd been near someone with coronavirus, only to discover the alerts were system checks sent by Google and Apple.People who downloaded the COVID-19 app in England and Wales told Sky News they had received a notification which said: "Someone you were near reported having COVID-19." Yet, when they clicked on the message, they found no information explaining whether they should self-isolate. Image: The correct NHS app message sent if you need to self-isolate The Department of Health and Social Care confirmed it was a "default message" sent by Google and Apple - the makers of the app's technology - but it had already caused confusion, forcing at least one ...