Pakistan launches chatbot to aware masses about coronavirus
Head of the prime minister’s ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative, Tania Andrus announced on Monday that the govt has launched a chatbot to deal with common concerns and provides information regarding the continued coronavirus outbreak.
On Twitter, the ex-senior executive Google wrote: “Our team wanted to create an efficient thanks to getting information bent Pakistanis. We’ve launched a chatbot to deal with common concerns on #Coronavirus. you’ll find labs near you and even do a fast test to assess your risk of #Coronavirus. Please try it out!”
Our team wanted to build an effective way to get information out to Pakistanis. We’ve launched a chatbot to address common concerns on #Coronavirus. You can find labs near you and even do a quick test to assess your risk of #Coronavirus. Please try it out! https://t.co/doniPg17jX pic.twitter.com/l8VbQEHb0M
— Tania Aidrus (@taidrus) March 16, 2020
Earlier, the in-charge of the Digital Pakistan initiative said that the govt is using data and technology to ‘get before the coronavirus’. She said that the ‘war room’ has been created where technology volunteers can collaborate with State Minister of Health of Pakistan Dr. Zafar Mirza and the team.
“We’re using data analytics techniques and leading-edge technology to urge before the #Coronavirus. We’re trying to modernize and streamline data collection from the frontlines. we have a number of the simplest @CodeforPakistan engineers available in Pakistan volunteering their support,” she wrote.
Been here for the last 3 days, helping figure out how #DigitalPakistan can help address #coronavirus. We have created a war room where technology volunteers can collaborate with @zfrmrza and team pic.twitter.com/FC8pFxYVjZ
— Tania Aidrus (@taidrus) March 15, 2020
The number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Pakistan has risen to 106 as of Monday after quite three dozen new cases were reported in Sindh.
Globally, 158 countries are affected, quite 6,500 people have died and quite 170,000 infected by the disease called ‘COVID-19’ because it spreads rapidly to new territories.