Apple updated its COVID-19 screening app on Friday with new informationon on coronavirus symptoms and advice on face masks.
Apple’s informationve COVID-19 filtering application was launched in March.
Tech giant Cupertino launched its COVID-19 tool in late March, offering iPhone users another way to stay informed during the coronavirus pandemic. In April, Apple added links to state-level advice and counseling for personal care.
On May 1, Apple released a new version of the app with updated symptom informationon and recommendations from the latest recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
According to the CDC, new symptoms that could be signs of COVID-19 include chills, tremors with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and loss of smell or taste.
The app has also been updated with tips related to cloth masks, including creating a mask, when and how to wear a mask properly, and how to disinfect it.
In addition to updating the app, Apple has also added new informationon and tips to its COVID-19 web page.
The COVID-19 application, which was developed in collaboration with the CDC, FEMA and Coronavirus Task Force, is available for free download from the App Store.