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Contact Tracing: Computer Software

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 97686, tabled on 30 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the number of people who are unable to download the NHS covid-19 app as a result of their phones not support operating systems iOS 13.5 and Android 6.0 Marshmallow or newer.

Answered on

10 November 2020

We estimate that around 10% of smartphone users are unable to download the National Health Service COVID-19 app due to their phones not supporting the necessary version of iOS or Android.