Apple’s watchOS 7.6 brings Apple Watch ECG feature to 30 more countries and territories

Apple on Monday released watchOS 7.6 to users around the world, bringing with it expanded availability of heart-related Apple Watch features like ECG functionality and irregular rhythm notifications.

Apple Watch SensorQuietly announced in an update to Apple’s watchOS Feature Availability webpage, watchOS 7.6 delivers ECG functionality to 30 new countries and territories including Fiji, Haiti and Vatican City.Those same regions also also net access to irregular rhythm notifications, a key component of Apple’s heart health suite of features that alerts users to potentially dangerous heart rates and rhythms including atrial fibrillation. The feature is powered by Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor and the Heart Rate app.

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