With the cases of covid-19 now not slowing down, know-how massive Google on Wednesday launched a new feature for Google Maps.
The latest feature in the Google Maps will be identified as ‘COVID layer’ and in maintaining with Google this is succesful of per chance well per chance fair show the customers principal knowledge like selection of covid-19 cases in an blueprint which will reduction the customers to safe choices of whether to lope to that steady blueprint or now not.
With the pandemic exhibiting no indicators of being contained, Google will roll out the brand new feature in its latest update this week on every Android and iOS this week.
How the ‘Covid layer’ characteristic will work
Google in its blogpost has stated that the customers can query the guidelines in Google Maps after opening the it and tapping on the layers button on the top fair hand corner of the show and clicking on the “covid-19 recordsdata”.
This will then show a seven-day moderate of latest covid cases per 100,000 people for the blueprint of the blueprint you’re , and a designate that signifies whether the cases are trending up or down.
Google will also add coloration coding feature which will reduction the customers to uncover aside the density of latest cases in an blueprint. Trending case recordsdata is visible at the country degree for all 220 countries and territories that Google Maps helps, along with snarl or province, county, and city-degree recordsdata the establish readily available.
Google will score the guidelines for the covid-19 cases in a particular blueprint from varied sources which will encompass Johns Hopkins, the Recent York Times, and Wikipedia.
These sources safe recordsdata from public health organizations like the World Nicely being Group, executive health ministries, along with snarl and native health companies and hospitals.
Within the meantime, covid-19 cases in the U.S. elevated 0.6% as in comparison with the same time Tuesday to 6.91 million, in maintaining with recordsdata restful by Johns Hopkins College and Bloomberg Data. The execute bigger matched the frequent day to day originate over the last week. Deaths rose by 0.5% to 201,319.
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