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What is contact tracing? How does contact tracing in India work? All your questions answered

The basic agenda of contact tracing is to ensure that the virus does not spread any further, therefore helping break the chain of transmission.

June 10, 2020 / 11:37 AM IST

Contact tracing is perhaps the second most widely used term you may have heard in connection with coronavirus. As India shifts from Lockdown 5.0 to Unlock 1.0, the number of coronavirus cases is expected to increase.

At such a time, proper contact tracing, something that helps curb the spread of COVID-19, becomes crucial. 

But what does it entail? How is India managing to do it? Here are your questions answered.

What is contact tracing?