Google Maps to provide this vital feature that will preserve you from COVID-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic declines as time passes, it is presently basic to live and work in this virus-driven world with all defensive standards set up. That is the reason Google Maps is bringing an all-new update of the Covid-19 filter for the Android and iOS clients which could be applied while travelling outside to check which territory or region in the city is more secure.

Since pandemic is giving no indications of ebbing away and there’s a mounting pressure of returning to work, this most recent feature is known as ‘COVID layer’ will exhibit the size of scale of outbreak in national, state and nearby city zones as you zoom in and out.

As indicated by the data refered to on Google’s blogpost, this feature will show a seven-day average of new Covid-19 cases for every 1,00,000 individuals in a specific region. It will likewise depict the expansion or decline in the quantity of cases through an arrow mark on the screen.

This feature can without much of a stretch be empowered by opening the maps and tapping on the ‘Layers’ button at the upper right corner of the application. The up and coming update will be turned out in all the 220 nations which have Google Maps support and will be accessible by this week.

Google professes to have accumulated the information for demonstrating the contamination related trends and data from John Hopkins University, The New York Times and Wikipedia which they assemble from World Health Organization, Ministry of Health alongside neighborhood hospitals.

Prior in June, Google likewise revealed an update to alarm individuals on a public transit route if in the event that a specific route was influenced by a few Covid-19 check-in points. It likewise alarms about the degree of group on a particular transit line in a public transport system.

To additionally handle the spread of the disease, Google has cooperated with Apple to create contact tracing technology to help health authorities monitor the number of individuals who have interacted with a contaminated individual.

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