According to statistics provided by servizz.gov in regards to governmental services, the COVID-19 application COVID Alert Malta was downloaded up to 3,364 times in the first quarter of 2022.
COVID Alert Malta was the most popular application, according to statistics, and the number of total downloads of mobile apps through the maltapps launcher in the same period was 11,513.
The app was launched in September of 2020 for COVID-19 contact tracing. It was used by people to see whether they were in close proximity to a person who registered positive to COVID-19.
Just a few days after the application was launched, Health Minister Chris Fearne revealed that 45,000 people had downloaded it.
As of now, from the day the first COVID-19 case was registered in Malta (March 6th 2020), 93,041 people contracted COVID-19. 89,273 recuperated whereas 713 people died due to the virus. As of yesterday, Tuesday 10th May 2022, there were 2,659 active cases in the community.