South Korea started reacting to the coronavirus already in February (Photo: Channel 4).
The coronavirus tracking application in South Korea accidentally discovered couples who cheated on their partners and showed a Channel 4 documentary.
The country that defeated the virus: What could Britain know? It has been documented how South Korea’s reaction in February curbed the spread of Covid-19.
So far, the virus has killed just over 250 people in the country, compared to 33,000 or more in Britain.
The documentary shows how the South Korean government carried out 3,000 tests a day.
The tracking application, which was developed from a 19-year-old computer gadget, could start tracking people’s movements so the government could warn others.
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It has begun to study the private lives of patients to an extraordinary degree, said journalist Krishnan Guru-Murti.
The parishioners were tracked using a tracking application developed by a 19-year-old girl (Photo: Channel 4).
The application checked the GPS of mobile phones to find out where people were, their credit cards to check where they ate, and also used surveillance cameras to track their movements.
If the reports show that the patient arrived at 2 p.m. and left at 3 p.m., they need to determine who they were in contact with at that time, said one of the country’s leading scientists in the film.
They added that they reveal the extent of the trail: Some people have attachments, cases where people were in places where they shouldn’t have been, such as hotels and motels.
In some cases, people have cheated on someone else.
Less than 300 people have died in South Korea so far, compared to 33,000 in the United Kingdom (Photo: Channel 4).
When one of the residents was asked what they thought about extreme measures, they said: The Koreans are proud of their safety, not their privacy.
On the occasion of the documentary, one of the Channel 4: very interesting viewers tweeted. It seems that the rest of the world lacks good knowledge.
Another criticism of the British government’s response to the pandemic was endorsed: Watching @Channel4 #TheCountryThatBeatTheVirus, thinking that England could learn something!
Sharing similar feelings weighed another: A fascinating look at how Korea deals with the #Coronavirus epidemic in the #Land that defeats the @Channel4 virus. Krishgm, was a great watch…
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And one of them agreed: The country that beats the virus at @Channel4 is amazing, given that South Korea has achieved such a success without even resorting to #lockdown.
The country that defeated the virus: What can Britain learn? Available for playback on a Channel 4 player.
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