The next time you open Google Maps, you may be able to find something else. There might be a “COVID layer” when you pull up the popular mapping app on your smartphone. No, it shouldn’t be an layer of the actual virus, the Covid-19 coronavirus, on your screen. That would not be safe.
Instead, when you open up a map of the area that you are interested in, you may have the option of overlaying seven-day averages of new Covid-19 coronavirus cases per 100,000 people. Alison Durkee described previously for Forbes some of the features