Tracking mobility of people through data analytics can help combat spread of Covid-19

The Covid-19 outbreak has increased the importance of tracking mobility of individuals. A global research network has showcased how tracking and documenting movement of people can be of significant help to the government agencies during the pandemic. Maintaining such a database can help contain the spread of Covid-19 by offering clues to the potential hotspots, especially with the Omicron variant wreaking havoc.