KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 7): The administrator of Malaysia's Covid-19-driven MySejahtera mobile application to assist in the monitoring of the outbreak in the country on Sunday apologised for errors which allowed random users to be given home surveillance order (HSO) and person under surveillance (PUS) statuses.
"We have fixed the root cause which allowed this to happen. All incorrect HSOs have been deleted, and incorrect PUS statuses reverted," the MySejahtera administrator said in an update on Twitter.
The MySejahtera administrator however did not specify the root cause of the HSO and PUS errors.
According to MySejahtera's website, the app was developed to assist the government in managing and mitigating the Covid-19 outbreak and help users in monitoring their health throughout outbreak.
The app also aims to assist users in getting treatment if they are infected with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus, which causes Covid-19, and to help users locate nearest hospitals and clinics for Covid-19 screening and treatment.
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