Just a few days ago the US President Donald Trump announced that Google is creating a website for Coronavirus. While Google is still working on the coronavirus tracking website, Microsoft Bing has launched the coronavirus tracker globally. Microsoft announced about the website just two days after Donald Trump said google is working on a COVID-19 related website for US citizens. However, the Microsoft Bing team has already launched a website for tracking Covid-19 infection around the world.
Coronavirus tracker: Microsoft launches COVID-19 tracking website
Microsoft Bing team launches COVID-19 tracking website globally. The website is bing.com/covid, which provides all the infection statistics for each country in the world. As of now, the Coronavirus tracker lists 1,68,835 total confirmed cases, recovered cases are 77,761, active cases 84,558 and deaths are 6,516.
In the US, there are at least 3,244 confirmed cases and at least 61 deaths.
A general manager for Bing Growth and Distribution at Microsoft, Michael Schechter said,
“Lots of Bing folks worked (from home) this past week to create a mapping and authoritative news resource for COVID19 info.”
The map allows visitors to click on the country to see the number of cases of coronavirus and related articles. Data is being collected from sources like WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (centres for Disease Control and Prevention), and ECDC (European Center For Disease Prevention and Control.
Just after two days, President Trump announced about Google working on the website, Microsoft launched the Coronavirus Tracker globally. The tool will check the people who are having coronavirus risk.
Google announced that the company is partnering with the US government and is developing a website which has information about coronavirus symptoms, risk and testing information.