How To Download The Government’s Official App For Coronavirus?

How to download the government's official app for Coronavirus?

The Australian government has launched an app and a messaging service to help people access accurate and up-to-date information about coronavirus. This app you can download onto your mobile phone or tablet and contains resources on symptoms, also advice on how to self-isolate, and the latest updates from the government.

A partnership with messaging service WhatsApp is available, so people can receive and request information.

How to download the Australian government’s coronavirus app?

How to download the Australian government's coronavirus app?

To download the Australian government coronavirus app all you need is to pick your smartphone device be it Android or iOS

Click here to download the Coronavirus App for your Android mobile

Click here to download the Coronavirus App for your iPhone mobile

Or

  • Open the ‘App Store’ or ‘Google Play’ on your mobile phone or tablet.
  • Search for ‘Coronavirus Australia’.
  • Click download. The app will automatically open when it’s finished.
  • Choose whether you would like to receive notifications. You can change the settings later.
  • You can now browse the app for information.

The features available in Coronavirus App

The features available in Coronavirus App

There are lots of features available to use in this Cornovirus APp

  • You can stay up to date with the official information and advice
  • Get important health advice to help stop the spread and stay healthy
  • Also, get a quick snapshot of the current official status within Australia
  • Check your symptoms; if you are concerned about yourself or someone else
  • Find the relevant contact information
  • Access updated information from the Australian Government
  • Receive push notifications of urgent information and updates

Trusted, Australian information

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Trusted, Australian information

All information in the Australian Government Coronavirus app comes from Australia’s leading health organisations. And has undergone a quality assurance process so people can know it is safe, appropriate and relevant for Australians.

In addition, you will now be able to access up-to-date official information through this new federal government app. The free app, along with a new government WhatsApp feature, will allow people to get the latest information on the number of cases in Australia, and also the news on restrictions and travel bans.

How to access the Whatsapp messaging service in Australia for Coronavirus?

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How to access the Whatsapp messaging service in Australia for Coronavirus?

You can also use Whatsapp Australian Government channel. To activate the Whatsapp channel, users have been told to visit aus.gov.au/whatsapp to launch the new feature.

If you don’t have WhatsApp downloaded:

  • Open the ‘App Store or Google Play on your mobile, tablet or desktop.
  • Search for ‘WhatsApp’. Follow the prompts to set up an account.
  • Open an internet browser and go to ‘aus.gov.au/whatsapp’.
  • Hit the green ‘Send button’.
  • A pop-up will ask: ‘Open in WhatsApp?’ Select ‘Open’.
  • WhatsApp will open. Read the message and hit ‘Send’.
Coronavirus WHatsapp AUstralia

 If you already have WhatsApp downloaded:

  • Open an internet browser and go to ‘aus.gov.au/whatsapp’.
  • Now, hit the green ‘Send button’.
  • A pop-up will ask: ‘Open in WhatsApp?’ Select ‘Open’.
  • WhatsApp will open. Read the message and hit ‘Send’

Here’s a step-by-step guide to using the Coronavirus Australia Whatsapp service:

  • Download WhatsApp onto your phone.
  • Add the government’s WhatsApp number to your WhatsApp contacts. The number is +61 400 253 787
  • Send the WhatsApp account a message.
  • You will receive a message back.
  • Follow the instructions to get the information you need.

For information on COVID-19, please go to the ACT Health website or federal Health Department’s website.

You can also call the Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080

If you have serious symptoms, such as difficulty breathing, call Triple Zero (000)

This channel allows you to talk to Australians in terms of basic health advice. And will also update you on the measures put in place by state and federal governments. Therefore, it will assist you to get accurate and timely information. You can know what the governments did around the country to support you and your family. How does it support your household and community. For this, this app and the Whatsapp channel partnered with Australian tech giants Atlassian.