Microsoft launches COVID 19 Tracker UWP app

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Now, don't get too excited, this isn't the much-anticipated multi-company real time anonymised personal tracker app that's been in the news. This is an aggregator of news and statistics relating to the pandemic, released as a Windows 10 UWP application and coded to work on as many W10 devices as possible - including phones. So it's in the Store right now for Windows 10 Mobile devices. It's 'powered by Bing' and worth grabbing, I think.

From the Store description:

Bing COVID-19 Tracker has real-time statistics, news and videos about coronavirus, trusted information from reliable sources about the coronavirus disease. You can save locations that you want to track for easy access. This tool is a great resource for getting the latest information about coronavirus.

Here's the app in action:


It's in the W10M Store - who said all new apps would be Desktop-only?!


Essentially, you can browse the world and tap on countries, cities or areas, swiping up to get detailed numbers and relevant news stories (including videos)...


Stats for some countries are less full than for others - understandably, there's way more granularity for the USA.

You can grab this in the Store here. Stay safe out there!

Source / Credit: Store