More than 10 million people downloaded the NHS Covid-19 app in its first three days, the Government has said, despite a raft of problems which saw users sent infection warnings that vanished without further information.
The Department of Health said that six million people downloaded the app on the first day, and there had been 1.5 million venue check-ins on Saturday.
But many users complained that they had received alarming messages from the app, saying they may have been exposed, even though they had not left the house since installing it.
Sean Eddleston, of Liverpool, said the notification disappeared as soon as he clicked on it.
“It was along the lines of I have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive, though I don’t believe there was any mention of getting a test or self-isolating,” he said.
“I was expecting more info once I opened the app,
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