Covid-19: Tencent rolls out new health tracking code aimed at China's students


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  • Monday, 23 Mar 2020

Fuxuema, which translates as "school resumption code", allows students to fill out their daily temperatures and obtain a colour-based QR-code, a type of barcode, on their mobile phones that would show their health status, Tencent said in a statement on its social media account late on Friday. — Reuters

BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has rolled out a new tracking app aimed at students who are preparing to return to school, the latest tool in the country's coronavirus combat arsenal as the outbreak shows signs of easing.

Fuxuema, which translates as "school resumption code", allows students to fill out their daily temperatures and obtain a colour-based QR-code, a type of barcode, on their mobile phones that would show their health status, Tencent said in a statement on its social media account late on Friday.

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