Covid-bot is a instant chatbot which collects and presents accurate and validated information from the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the coronavirus pandemic and to urged social media services to tackle the spread of misinformation on their platforms. Thanks to the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI), it can generate answers to common questions, such as on the ways of transmission of the virus, or the most common and serious symptoms.
It also provides news about the number of tested people and the status of the lockdown in Greece. In the country the app particularly offers guidance in generating the SMS that people need to get in order to legally be allowed to leave their homes. Among the procedures to leave their homes, there is also the option of sending relevant and codified information via text message to a messaging service managed by the government, and which generates an SMS granting the right to leave their homes.
Besides Greek, the service is also available in English, thus also addressing an international audience.