GOOGLE MAPS gets COVID-19 features and updates: users receive direct information about crowds around the world
Google Maps is getting new updates to provide a wide range of COVID-19 updates as the holiday season approaches. And the second wave of coronaviruses is occurring in many regions. To help users travel to new locations, the map provides detailed information on cases discovered so far in the area, average trends seen in the past seven days, and the number of deaths there. It came to be. It also shares live congestion information on public transportation, providing users with enough information to make decisions. In a blog post, Dane Glasgow, vice president of products for Google Maps wrote that there are two new improvements to the COVID layer for the recently released map.
“The updated COVID layer on Android and iOS will soon display more information, including cases always detected in the region, along with quick links to COVID resources from local governments.”
According to Google, Map has received 200 new features since the beginning of the pandemic to help users adapt well to the new normals. Following the same path, Google has begun publishing live traffic information. This feature is aimed at both Android and iOS users around the world. And soon everyone will be able to see how busy bus, train, and subway lines are. Obviously, this feature only works where data is available based on real-time feedback from Google Maps users around the world.
Another new feature includes the ability to check the live status of order receipts and deliveries. It will be deployed in the United States, Canada, Germany, Australia, Brazil, and India. Applicable to both Android and iOS. Users can track when food is received. when it’s expected to arrive. And relocate the same food directly from Google Maps.