Stay home, save lives’: Google has a doodle to spread Covid-19 awareness, prevention tips
The Covid-19 pandemic has drastically affected the world, causing over 50,000 deaths. With the number of coronavirus cases skyrocketing, search engine Google came up with a quirky doodle on Thurday to spread awareness about the pandemic. The colourful new doodle shares the message ‘stay home, save lives’.
The doodle shows animated letters of the word ‘Google’ engaged in different activities that one can take up within the confines of their homes.
While one immersed itself in reading, another played a guitar, and some talked to each other over a phone call.
On clicking the doodle, the user is redirected to a page that lists ways to help stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The webpage lists “Stay home”, “Keep a safe distance”, “Wash hands often”, “Cover your cough”, and “Sick? Call the helpline” as the steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
It also lists a number of dos and don’ts to protect oneself from the virus. It also suggests users to not ‘Touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.’
No two ways about it, the world is in a medical crisis the likes of which our generations have never experienced. COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, taking more lives each day. To help encourage as many people as possible to stay home, Google has replaced their homepage with a Doodle offering coronavirus tips, including a reminder to “Stay Home. Save Lives.”
Whenever possible, the best tip to everyone who wants to make an impact on the coronavirus pandemic is stay home. By visiting with as few people as possible, you limit the chances the virus has to spread either from you or to you.
To that end, Google has launched a Doodle showing some fantastic tips and suggestions of things you can be doing with your newfound time at home during the coronavirus stay at home advisory. For example, you can take time to read some novels, learn to play music, get back in shape, or simply call and talk to the ones you