Kovid-19 to be Prevented by Pandemic Isolation Tracking Project

Kovid pandemic will be prevented with isolation monitoring project.
Kovid pandemic will be prevented with isolation monitoring project.

The Ministry of Health has developed the Pandemic Isolation Monitoring Project (ITP) to reduce the Kovid-19 outbreak and isolate patients.


According to the statement made by the Communication Directorate, isolation is the most important measure to control the new type of coronavirus (Kovid-19) outbreak.

The isolation of those who are particularly positive with the Kovid-19 test and who are in contact with those diagnosed is vital in this period. In this context, the Ministry of Health launched the Pandemi Isolation Tracking Project in order to monitor patients and be warned when necessary.

The project was put into practice in cooperation with the Ministry of Health, Information Technologies and Communication Authority and all GSM operators, after obtaining the necessary permissions within the framework of legal authority.

Within the scope of the project, it is planned to follow whether positive cases comply with the isolation rule required for the health of both their relatives and the whole society.

Those who do not comply with insulation will be warned

Due to the risk of Kovid-19 with Pandemic Isolation Monitoring Project,
If people leave their homes, they will receive a warning message on their phone. In addition, these people will be contacted instantly through automatic call technology and they will be isolated from them.
they will be asked to return to the required place.

The situation of those who do not comply with the warning and continue with the violation will be shared with the relevant law enforcement agencies, and necessary administrative measures and sanctions will be implemented. The road control police teams will be able to find out whether the person has violated the isolation by questioning their information.

Turkey's security system will be under strict control, also it benefits from the opportunities of technology in active struggle waged against Kovid-19. Pandemic Isolation Monitoring Project, which will be a very effective tool in combating the Kovid-19 outbreak, aims to reduce the transmission to a large extent.

The project will be important not only for the individual but also for the safety of relatives and public health. In this way, the mobility of the quarantined people and regions can be observed and analyzes to prevent the spread of the epidemic can be made. Similar projects implemented in different countries of the world enable significant gains in the fight against Kovid-19.

The data obtained within the scope of the project will not be used for any purpose other than combating the epidemic and will be destroyed at the time when the risk of the epidemic ends. If the data cannot be used for any other purpose, it will be under state guarantee and the security of the system will be tightly controlled. The aim is that the public health protection pandemic isolation tracking project does not contradict the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698. In the third paragraph of Article 6698 of the Law No. 6 titled "Processing conditions of special data", exceptional purposes are made that enable the processing of special personal data without the explicit consent of those concerned. Accordingly, for the purpose of protecting public health, preventive medicine, medical diagnosis, treatment and care services, it is envisaged that personally qualified personal data can be processed by the persons under obligation to keep secrets or authorized institutions and organizations without the explicit consent of those concerned.

In the justification of the law numbered 6698, it is stated that the authorized institutions and organizations stated in the mentioned article are the Ministry of Health, Social Security Institution and health facilities. Therefore, the processing and transfer of personal data such as location information and special personal data such as the Kovid-19 test is positive in the context of combating the outbreak does not constitute a violation of the provisions of Law No. 6698.

Hibya News Agency



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