Google has rolled out an important update to its services in India that make it easy for people to look for Covid-19 testing centres across the country.
The company has rolled out an update to the Google Assistant, Google Search and Google Maps that not only enables people to search for the Covid-19 testing centres near their location but it also gives them important information pertaining to those testing centres. This includes details such as testing restrictions, contact details, whether it is a government or a private testing centre and if a referral is required.
This information is available in English and in eight Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, and Gujarati. Google says that so far it has integrated over 700 testing labs on Search, Assistant, and Maps spanning more than 300 cities in India.
Here’s how you can find Covid-19 testing centre using Google Maps:
Step 1: Open Google Maps app.
Step 2: Type phrases such as ‘Covid-19 testing’ or ‘Coronavirus testing’ in the search bar.
Step 3: Now you will see a list of all the testing centres near you. Tap on See Testing Info option to get details about a testing centre.
Here’s how you can find Covid-19 testing centre using Google Search:
Step 1: Type phrases such as ‘Covid-19 testing’ or ‘Coronavirus testing’ in the search bar.
Step 2: Press enter.
Step 3: Tap on the Testing tab. Now you will see a list of all the testing centres near your location.