Austrian "Stopp Corona" App Connected to Other EU Countries

Lifestyle & TravelHealth ♦ Published: February 5, 2021; 16:10 ♦ (Vindobona)

The "Stopp Corona" app by the Austrian Red Cross goes international. The app has been connected to EU-wide data matching and will thus communicate with currently 11 other warning apps. This allows for an interconnected warning system that is important for travel abroad within the European Union.

The "Stopp Corona" app developed by the Austrian Red Cross can now be used abroad as well. / Picture: © Österreichisches Rotes Kreuz (ÖRK) / Thomas Holly Kellner

The "Stopp Corona" app by the Austrian Red Cross has been connected to the EU-wide data matching service, which the European Commission set up in cooperation with EU states in October 2020.

An update to the app enables cross-border exchange of alerts. …