A Toronto based Pakistani doctor, Dr. Naqeeb Khalid has introduced a smartphone app for Covid-19 testing, according to Radio Pakistan.
Dr Naqeeb Khalid told High Commissioner for Pakistan to Canada Raza Bashir Tarar that his innovation is based on a digital platform that displays the result instantly on any smartphone and can also communicate or store the results along with time and GPS information.
He said that instant, accurate and low-cost testing that does not rely on laboratory is essential in containing the pandemic. Together with vaccines, we can control the Covid-19 outbreak and return our lives and economies to normal.
A smartphone application would soon be available to download from the AppStore.