Google Doodle Image: Google appreciates "coronavirus helpers"
Google in its unique way appreciated and thanked the tremendous mission undertaken by the frontline workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Today's Google Doodle is a gif with hearts and images of all the services supporting the healthcare system amid a raging pandemic. From doctors and nurses, to ambulance drivers, cleaners and security-men, the Google Doodle says "thank you" to all. "As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, people are coming together to help one another now more than ever. We're launching a Doodle series to recognize and honour many of those on the front lines. Today, we'd like to say: To all coronavirus helpers, thank you": Google posted on its website.
Google has been spreading awareness through its Doodles and on social media, putting out precautions against the deadly virus and the dos and don'ts the experts are saying.
"As COVID-19 continues to impact the nation, help stop the spread by following these steps...", Google posted on its Twitter handle when the numbers of coronavirus cases started rising sharply.
"Thanks for maintaining six feet distance," Google posted in August end, reminding people the importance of social distance, as a key precautionary step, as the lockdown was gradually being lifted in phases in India.
A single-day spike of 92,071 cases has pushed India's coronavirus tally past the 48 lakh mark, the Union Health Ministry data showed on Monday. The number of deaths has risen to 79,722 with 1,136 more in 24 hours. Around 37,80,107 patients have recovered from the infection in the country. India's coronavirus recoveries have witnessed a rise - from 50,000 in May to over 36 lakh in September, the Health Ministry said. The country has been reporting the highest number of new coronavirus cases in the world with an average of 90,000 cases per day since September first week.