To the latest, tech giant Microsoft has announced new features and updates on the Bing COVID-19 Tracker to help Indian citizens stay up to date with the latest update on the pandemic. The new features include the integration of the Apollo Hospitals bot for self-assessment and a hub for telemedicine support from reputed healthcare organizations.
The Bing COVID-19 Tracker serves as a single, credible hub of news and official government information. The tracker allows users to track novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections across the globe and in India at a hyperlocal level.
It is also said that the tracker offers content in nine Indian languages to provide people across the country access to critical information related to the pandemic in the preferred language. A user can get statistics on infection, recoveries and fatalities in their own states and districts. The locations of the near and dear ones can also be saved to quickly view stats of those areas at one place.
The Bing COVID-19 Tracker provides crucial information on helpline numbers and testing centres as well as guidance and advisories from credible sources, including those from the Government of India, ICMR and WHO.
The features of this tracker are mentioned below:
- Built on Azure cloud, the AI-powered Apollo Hospitals bot enables users to conduct a self-assessment of potential symptoms and risk level for COVID-19.
- The Telemedicine support hub offers options for online consultation with leading healthcare service providers in India like Apollo Hospitals, Practo, 1mg, and Mfine, among others.
- The tracker supports 9 Indian languages, which are Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, and Kannada.
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