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A Covid tracker that sticks to you

A wearable, stick-on device called the BioButton is being used by travel destinations, workplaces, and universities to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But some have privacy concerns about the device, which is made to constantly monitor temperature, heart rate, and other personal data. Liz McLaughlin reports.

Posted: Dec 4, 2020 12:43 PM

(NBC News) Coronavirus cases continue to climb as we enter the holidays and cold winter months.

Now there is a tracking device that some institutions are implementing to prevent the spread of the virus.

It is called the BioButton, the BioButton is a coin-sized, wearable, stick-on device that tracks vital signs around the clock, and it uses algorithms to try and detect possible signs of Coronavirus.

Experts say, “If you see somebody who's temperature is starting to creep up and their heart rate and their respiratory rate that's the hallmark of an infectious process."

Some workplaces and schools are already starting to use the BioButton with the goal of preventing outbreaks.

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California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3563578

Reported Deaths: 51953
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Los Angeles119089421328
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2862912816
Orange2610223904
San Diego2596413271
Santa Clara1104221777
Kern102627826
Fresno952021443
Sacramento931801472
Alameda804961241
Ventura77534844
San Joaquin665691101
Contra Costa62164674
Stanislaus56024946
Tulare47784758
Monterey42138328
San Mateo38922515
San Francisco34213410
Santa Barbara31763409
Solano30024164
Merced28915397
Sonoma28063298
Imperial26888591
Kings21951218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15436209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12816185
Shasta10972174
Butte10941160
El Dorado9095100
Napa901469
Sutter884597
San Benito575959
Yuba573336
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Nevada395274
Tuolumne394659
Mendocino379643
Amador345741
Humboldt318033
Lake315341
Glenn222023
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128737
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
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