Waze has new features to help you navigate the coronavirus crisis

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  • Waze announced new features for its popular navigation app that could help users and authorities during the novel coronavirus pandemic.
  • Google’s subsidiary plans to highlight stores that offer no-contact deliveries and display COVID-19 testing locations.
  • Waze also analyzed anonymized driving stats for various regions, proving that social distancing measures have been respected.
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You might be driving less during the novel coronavirus health crisis, but you still need those navigation apps on your phone. Even if you’re not driving at all, they could still come in handy. Apple Maps is preparing to display COVID-19 testing sites on its maps, a feature Google Maps should replicate soon. Google’s app has other interesting perks that can come in handy during this time. The app shows you which restaurants are delivering food and lets you place orders with some of them as well. It also lets business owners provide updated information about their stores. Google Maps now includes COVID-19 notifications that pop up if you’re searching for a hospital or doctor nearby, reminding you not to drop in unannounced if you suspect that you’re infected. Both Apple and Google have localization sites that offer anonymous data about navigation and commuting during the coronavirus lockdowns.

With all that in mind, you shouldn’t be surprised to find out that one of the most popular navigation apps out there has developed several features to help users during the outbreak. That’s Waze, of course, Google’s other popular mobile mapping app.

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