Google urgently investigating Android coronavirus tracking app issues
Google says it’s working quickly to investigate issues with Android apps that use the Android Exposure Notifications System to track the spread of COVID-19. An unknown issue is causing apps to take longer to load or conduct regular exposure checks. The NHS COVID-19 app that’s used across England and Wales is affected by this Android issue, with a loading notification stuck in the notifications area for many users.
“We are aware of an issue affecting Android apps developed using the Android Exposure Notifications System,” says a Google spokesperson in a statement to The Verge. “Our engineers are investigating the issue.”
We understand that Google is working urgently to identify the…