COVID Alert for PC and MAC
Is a Health And Fitness game developed by Health Canada | Santé Canada. The game is suitable for Everyone and required Android version is 6.0 and up.
COVID Alert uses Bluetooth to exchange codes that are random nearby phones. It does not use or access any location data. COVID Alert works by determining how far away other phones are by the strength of their Bluetooth signal.
Several times a, COVID Alert checks a list of codes from people who tell the app they tested positive day. You’ll get a notification if a code you received matches one of the positive codes.
If you test positive for COVID-19 receive that is you’ll one-time key with your diagnosis to enter into COVID Alert. The app asks permission to share your random codes from the last 14 days with a central server.
Other phones using COVID Alert check the server that is central throughout the day. If they recorded any codes that match the codes in the central server, their user will be notified that they were exposed.
COVID Alert has no way of knowing:
-your location - COVID Alert does not use GPS or location services
-your name or address
-the place or time you were near someone
-if you're currently near someone who was previously diagnosed
Provincial and governments that are territorial working to support COVID Alert across Canada. In some places, people cannot yet report a diagnosis that is COVID-19 this app.
It’s still helpful to keep COVID Alert on, no matter where you are. That way, when people are able to report a diagnosis, you’ll find out if you were near them.
COVID Alert was built by Health Canada with the Canadian Digital Service on the exposure that is private framework by Apple and Google.
How to run this game on PC or MAC
You can run all Android games and applications on your PC or MAC computer. Using a free software called Bluestacks, you don't need to purchase anything but games or applications it self if it isn't free.
- Download BlueStacks, a free Android emulator.
- Install BlueStacks from installation file.
- Now run BlueStacks and use the search tool of BlueStacks to find the COVID Alert.
- As you find the game then hit the installation button and install it by following on screen instructions.