Morrison defends widely-panned virus tracing app

It's 'working fine', but has not identified any unknown close contacts, the Prime Minister admits

Prime Minister Scott Morrison insists his government's widely criticised coronavirus tracing app is working as designed.

He said COVIDSafe had been involved in tracing more than 300 cases in Victoria.

"It's supposed to work in combination with the physical tracing that is done by contact officer. The two go together," he told Triple M Melbourne on Wednesday.

"Technically, it's working fine."

But, while the app had been involved in tracing infections, it had not identified any unknown close contacts, he