Indian Government has launched a WhatsApp chatbot for COVID-19. It will address and provide and the latest update on COVID-19. The chatbot is developed by Jio Haptik Technologies Limited, a conversational Artificial Intelligence platform.
To use the chatbot just send WhatsApp message (“Hi”) to the number +91 9013 151515. Users can get quick answers related to novel Coronavirus. It can provide information on the latest active cases, symptoms, and measures to stop the pandemic.
Sharing correct information, avoiding incorrect panic.
Here is an effort by WhatsApp and @mygovindia to ensure you receive accurate and verified information on Coronavirus.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 21, 2020
India has currently 329 cases of COVID-19 and out of those 23 are recovered successfully. As per the government, India is currently in stage 2 and they are doing their best to prevent it from entering into stage 3. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also appealed people to stay at the home on Sunday as ‘Janta Curfew’ initiative. The initiative is a part of the social-distancing exercise.