Hands up, when was the last time you scanned in with the Covid tracer app?
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Hands up, when was the last time you scanned in with the Covid tracer app?

Other than at the Lake Hayes A&P show, where a burly farmer in a white coat thrust a QR code under my nose, I have to admit I’ve been inexcusably lazy in recent months. Edward Snowden has a greater digital footprint.
I discovered I hadn’t even enabled the Bluetooth feature, which was introduced December 11. And I’m not alone. While there is no regional breakdown available, the number of daily scans nationwide is down a fifth from its peak in September. Last Monday, there were 515,759 scans across New Zealand, compared to the all-time high of 2.5 million on Sept 4.

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