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Australia's Covid-19 app struggles after technical difficulties reported

Faults have begun to show in Australia’s Covid-19 app after New South Wales health officials say some are experiencing technical issues. 

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New South Wales health officials say staff are experiencing technical issues. Source: 1 NEWS

Problems with the app have meant medical staff have been unable use data to trace contacts, which is the sole purpose of the app. 

Australia has experienced a slight rise in cases as a new outbreak after a new outbreak in Victoria forced 12 fast food chains to close. 

The country also reached a grim milestone yesterday after a woman in her 90s died in Sydney, bringing Australia’s death toll to 100. 

New Zealand's contract tracing app was officiall rolled out today. It, too, has garnered some criticism

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He said the Ministry of Health is also working with similar providers like Rippl to see if the two can be connected. Source: 1 NEWS

During the Government's daily press conference this afternoon, Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield acknowledged there have "been a few wrinkles".