To increase the awareness among people, Punjab Chief Secretary, Karan Avtar Singh announced a new mobile app called “COVA Punjab.” The purpose of the app is to spread awareness among people regarding viral Coronavirus (COVID-19). The COVA stands for Coronavirus Alert.
The app has been developed by the Department of Government Reforms and Public Grievances. With the app, people can check the symptoms and check regular advisory given by the government. The app also lists out the nearest hospitals and laboratories, where the citizen can go if they find out any symptoms of Coronavirus. It also shows the total number of Coronavirus cases across the country as well as globally.
The app has been available on both the Play Store and App Store. It is available to download as free of cost.