MobiHealth News September 24, 2020
Dave Muoio

The tech company said that it will be pulling its new case and trend data from sources such as Johns Hopkins, the New York Times and Wikipedia.

Google Maps will be receiving an update this week that shows users the prevalence of COVID-19 cases in an area, the tech company announced yesterday in a blog post.

Through an option selected within the application, Maps will display a color-coded overlay communicating seven-day averages of new cases per 100,000 in that area, as well as a general indication of whether or not local incidence is trending upwards or downwards.

The company said it’s pulling this data from “multiple authoritative sources, including Johns Hopkins, The New York Times and Wikipedia,” and that the…