Quarantine watch: Karnataka uses apps to keep track of people under watch

Physically, it is a mammoth task to keep track of these people.

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A policeman with fever being given an orange band before he reports to a Hospital. Photo: Sanjay K Sharma

Apart from the detection of over 100 Covid-19 cases at the end of March, Karnataka also has almost 40,000 people who have been put under home quarantine. Physically, it is

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First Published: Apr 2 2020 | 9:44 PM IST

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