Commuters wearing protective masks ride a subway train after the extended Lunar New Year break in Shanghai on February 10. Photo: Bloomberg

Tech firms help Chinese authorities launch real-name registration on public transport for coronavirus tracking

  • New systems by tech firms Meituan and Dida require commuters to provide personal information before taking public transport in some Chinese cities
  • The initiative is meant to help authorities track those who might have been in contact with individuals infected with the novel coronavirus
Topic |   China technology

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Commuters wearing protective masks ride a subway train after the extended Lunar New Year break in Shanghai on February 10. Photo: Bloomberg
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