Google Maps has began displaying demarcated containment zones in Mumbai. The newest change comes via the ‘COVID-19 Information’ layer that Google launched globally a few weeks again to color code the areas contaminated with COVID-19 instances. The search large mentioned in an announcement that it was working intently with Brihanmumbai Municipal Company (BMC) for sourcing details about containment zones within the metropolis. Earlier this yr, Google Maps obtained an replace to deliver the power to seek for COVID-19 testing centres in India.
With the brand new replace, Google Maps customers in Mumbai can get particulars of containment zones of their metropolis. The characteristic is obtainable on each Android and iOS units and is part of the newest Google Maps launch.
“As individuals and companies emerge from the lockdown, entry to clear details about COVID-19 containment zones as advisable by the authorities in Mumbai will allow customers to make higher selections as they transfer across the metropolis,” a Google spokesperson mentioned in a ready assertion.
That you must choose the COVID-19 Information layer button on the Google Maps app and zoom out somewhat to view all of the containment zones within the metropolis. Devices 360 was capable of see the containment zones on the Google Maps model 10.51.1 for Android and model 5.54 for iOS.
Though the brand new replace is proscribed to Mumbai, customers in different cities throughout India may also leverage the newly launched COVID-19 Information layer on Google Maps to entry state-level COVID-19 statistics. The layer overlays the variety of new COVID-19 instances (on a seven-day common) indicated per 1,00,000 customers. The pattern within the variety of instances in that state may be seen when a consumer zooms out to view their total state.
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