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    Google Maps gets a COVID-19 layer


    Google today introduced an update to Google Maps that will provide a new COVID-19 layer to the assistance to aid you much better realize the amount of instances in a presented area. With the pandemic continuing to distribute in a lot of nations around the world — and in advance of what a lot of dread will be a 2nd wave — Google Maps buyers can now permit this element and see a coloration-coded map dependent on the selection of scenarios for each 100,000 folks, as nicely as labels that show whether or not figures are trending up or down.

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    This knowledge will be offered for all the 220 nations and territories that Google Maps at present supports. The place possible, the data is granular down to the city amount, but that certainly relies upon on the quantities Google is ready to pull in.

    Google suggests the info will come from a amount of resources, such as Johns Hopkins, The New York Times and Wikipedia, which get their their data from nearby and intergovernmental authorities corporations. That is the identical resources Google pulls from when it displays COVID information on its look for outcomes pages.

    This new layer is now rolling out for Google Maps on Android and iOS this week, so it may well get a several days before you are going to be able to see it. It doesn’t look like Google ideas to carry it Maps on desktop any time soon, while.

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