New Militant Tracking Technology Launched to Trace Coronavirus cases in Pakistan.

New Militant Tracking Technology Launched to Trace Coronavirus cases in Pakistan.

Considering the ongoing uphike in coronvirus cases across Pakistan, a new approach to head hunt coronavirus confirmed and suspected patients in Pakistan. The new technology is launcheed by government of Pakistan in collaboration with Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

As the number of coronavirus cases are taking hike day after day and concerned departments are unable to control. Therefore, government has joined hands with military to come with a solution to tackle the situation. The technology is normally used to locate militants, however it will now be used to track coronavirus patients and the people they come into contact with.

Reportedly, the intelligence services are using geo-fencing and phone-monitoring systems that ordinarily are employed to hunt high-value targets including homegrown and foreign militants.

“The trace-and-track system basically helps us track the mobile phones of corona patients as well as anyone they get in touch with before of after their disappearance,” an intelligence official said.

However, Geo-fencing, a discreet tracking system that alerts authorities when someone leaves a specific geographic area, has helped officials monitor neighbourhoods on lockdown.

It is observed that people who tests coronavirus positive do not undergo the proper treatment due to a fear as well as because of lack of awareness. A senior security official informed that the technology is used by the government quite effectively

“The government has been successful in tracing even those who tested positive but went into hiding,” informs the security official.

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