30 May- 01 June, 2020

“Wiqaytna”, the contamination tracking application launched on Monday

This application is NOT COMPULSORY

The application allowing the tracing of Covid-19 contaminations was launched on Monday, according to a press release from the Moroccan Ministry of Health. The mobile application is now available on the platforms AppStore, Google Play and on the website www.wiqaytna.ma, adds the Ministry’s press release dated June 1st.

The application is part of the strengthening of the existing system for the management of contact cases, set up by the Ministry of Health, which has demonstrated its effectiveness, continues the Ministry.

“Wiqaytna,” IS NOT MANDATORY. Based on Bluetooth technology, the application will notify its users in case of prolonged physical proximity with another user who tests positive for Coronavirus within the last 21 days after contact. Following this notification, the Ministry of Health teams carry out an exposure risk assessment, and contact the notified case if necessary, as indicated from the same source.

For more information, please consult (in French) the following link.