Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee
Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee

Privacy, usage issues mark lukewarm response to Hong Kong’s Covid-19 contact-tracing app ‘Leave Home Safe’

  • Mobile app launches on Monday, with some complaining it is not user-friendly, while bar industry largely welcomes implementation
  • Users can scan QR code at more than 9,000 locations and on 18,000 taxis to log their movements voluntarily

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee
Identification labels for users to scan a QR code using the new app will be available in 18,000 taxis citywide. Photo: Dickson Lee
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