Google Maps has introduced a very special feature to facilitate its users. With the help of which you will know how many corona patients are there in your area. Introduced as the ‘COVID layer’, this feature will be available on both Android and iOS platforms. In this, not only will you get information about corona infections, but you will also get updates related to coronavirus.
Google Maps has shared information about the ‘COVID layer’ feature through its official Twitter account. The tweet states that a new layer feature has been added to Maps. Which will provide updates related to the number of new Kovid 19 cases and patients coming to your area. The company has also made it clear that this feature will be made available on both Android and iOS platforms. This update can be rolled out from this week.
Rolling out on iOS & Android, with more ways to stay up-to-date coming soon. 👍 pic.twitter.com/iWB02T0aAB
— Google Maps (@googlemaps) September 23, 2020
According to the information given by the company, a layer button will be given in Google Maps which will be located on the right side of the screen. After clicking this button, you will get the button of COVID-19 info. After clicking on this feature, this map will change according to the position of Kovid. It will show an average of seven new cases per 100,000 people in the area and will also show whether cases are increasing or decreasing in the area.
Apart from this, Google is also adding a color-coding feature to facilitate its users, which will help users to distinguish the density of new cases in a region. In addition, trending map data will show the country level of all 220 countries and regions that support Google Maps. This data facility will be available at the state, province, county, and city levels.