People in the world are eating at home a lot due to the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. While you might be cooking food for yourself more than ever it is still possible to get food from restaurants. A lot of eating establishments are not allowed to seat customers inside, but many are still providing services like delivery and takeout. Google has made it easier for people to find out places like these on Google maps.
Recommendation: New Updated Icons And Features On Google Maps
You will be to see some new shortcuts under the search bar when you open up Google Maps. Clicking on these shortcuts will bring up businesses using these keywords. Some of these businesses have their own ordering process in the Google maps app itself. During such a time Google also allows businesses to mark themselves as Temporarily Closed.
Google Maps app is used widely even at times when people are not necessarily traveling. It is important that Google is trying everything to keep things up to date. Hopefully, with this new update, people will be able to find out businesses offering food and know which places are temporarily closed.