N.Y. 3,000 disease detectives are locating corona infected people for contact tracing program.

Today the word I’ve met is to locate infected people.

locate infected people is find out or discover infected people.

The meaning of locate something or someone is to find out or discover where they are.

She is locating merits in her new job.

He was unable to locate a suitable wedding venue near.

N.Y. 3,000 disease detectives are locating infected people for contact-tracing program.