As of Monday 29, only those who are in the 24 essential activities can circulate on public transport, who must renew their permits.
The Government decided to increase restrictions on public transport in the AMBA, and that is why from Monday 29 at 0 o’clockOnly those who are among the 24 activities classified as essential will be able to circulate, who will also have to renew the permits.
This was reported by President Alberto Fernández from Olivos, in a presentation he made with Governor Axel Kicillof and Head of Government Horacio Rodríguez Larreta.
The permission It can be renewed from the Caring application, which – once all the required information is provided – grants a QR code that will be shown to the security controls.
The app was developed jointly between the Ministry of Public Innovation -following the requirements and needs of the Ministry of Health-, the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Nation, the Sadosky Foundation, the National Council for Scientific and Technical Research (Conicet) and the Argentine Chamber of the Software Industry (Cessi), which brought together the companies Hexacta, Globant, G&L Group, C&S, QServices, GestiónIT, Intive, Finnegans and Faraday.
And it can be downloaded for free to cell phones from Google Play or Apple Store.
The President announced increased restrictions on movement
Caring: step by step
At the beginning, The app asks the interested party to scan their ID or manually enter all the data of the same. Then, it is necessary to complete all the information about the address where you are currently, indicating province, address and postal code, among other issues.
To continue, you must enable on your electronic device the geolocation. As a last step to register, the platform asks for a phone number so that the authorities can communicate with the citizen if necessary.
Then through this system You can start with the sanitary “self-control” process: The first step is to measure your body temperature (to do so, the application gives a series of recommendations such as always placing the thermometer on the same part of the body and not completing this stage after having recently bathed or practiced physical activity).
App Caring provides a QR code that is displayed on the controls
Subsequently, the user has to answer four basic questions related to symptoms characteristic of coronavirus: if you notice a sudden loss of smell or taste suddenly, if you have a cough or sore throat, and if you experience shortness of breath or shortness of breath.
Finally, the person has to specify if they are pregnant, if they have or have ever had cancer, if they have diabetes or if they have liver, chronic kidney, respiratory or cardiological diseases. After answering this questionnaire, the platform gives you the option to confirm all the data entered and warns that “This form has the character of sworn declaration“and that falsifying the information contained therein” can be considered a serious contravention “.
Once the process is finished, the app generates a certificate issued by the Ministry of Health attesting that the user “has no symptoms compatible with COVID-19“ and a credential that authorizes you to go to work, although it is recommended to repeat the “self-control” every 48 hours.
If the user performs an essential task, the test result is automatically linked to the Unique Certificate Enabling Circular (CUHC) in the same app through a QR code or can be shown next to the certificate to circulate issued by the employer.
Caring App: how to download it and how it works
In the event that a person is diagnosed with the virus by laboratory analysis, the application details the care measures. The patient is accompanied at this stage with the countdown of total isolation and the option to request help if you do not have someone to assist you.
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