‘LeaveHomeSafe’ app mandatory starting November

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The usage of LeaveHomeSafe mobile application will be mandatory starting Nov. 1, as announced by the government.

The use of ‘LeaveHomeSafe’ mobile application will be mandatory starting Nov. 1 when you enter a government buildings or offices said the government on Oct. 21.

All government employees including the public will be required to use the app to scan the venue QR code before entering. Exempted from using the app includes persons aged below 12, 65 years old and above, and those with disabilities. However, exempted persons need to complete a registration record and present a valid identification which will be verified by the staff on-site.

The government spokesman said that they have noticed some information was fake or missing as people have the choice to register only their names and phone numbers, which affected the efficiency and accuracy of the contact tracing.

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He warned those that will be found with false and misleading information will be liable for prosecution and mentioned that those unwilling to use the app will not be exempted.

The government urges the public to cooperate to minimize the risk of virus transmission.

“We hope that different private enterprises will be encouraged to follow the arrangement and implement the requirement of using the app in a more extensive and stringent manner.” Government Spokesman said.