The number of coronavirus cases in India are increasing at an alarming rate

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Experts say social distancing is one of the effective methods to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus

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While it is possible to follow these norms at locations with less crowd, it is not quite easy to socially distance yourself at places such as grocery store or your workplace

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Technology has many solutions that work in line with the social distancing norms

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Here’s a look at some apps that could help you maintain social distancing:

1. Aarogya Setu

Aarogya Setu is one of the most popular apps being used in the current times

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Using the Bluetooth, the app will alert the user if they come in contact with a coronavirus positive patient or whether the user is at high-risk

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It provides global public with a tool to follow social distancing norms

The app measures the proximity of smartphones and other devices using the Bluetooth RSSI signal. It begins warning the user as soon as some other device enters the 1.5-metre distance.

3. DROR

The app has a host of features that work on the principle of social distancing

It has a "Track My Trip" feature that tracks the activity of the user between two places marked in the app. During the trip, DROR uses Bluetooth RSSI to locate nearby mobile devices and warn the user.

4. Sodar

Launched by Google, this app will help people maintain distance in real life using augmented reality