Canada looking to prepare 'surge' force, use cellphone data to contain COVID-19


Technology will also play an increasingly important role in contact tracing, but Canadian health officials are still deliberating over the best course of action. Cell phone location data is central to this discussion, and has been put to use in other countries such as Singapore, but it also raises thorny questions about privacy.

Japan isn’t far behind this, either. It’s a good reason to go phoneless.