Uber additionally mentioned that it could provide compensation to drivers and supply brokers who examined optimistic for the COVID-19 virus and have been positioned in quarantine.
- Last Updated: March 11, 2020, 5:40 PM IST
- Edited by: Chhavianshika Singh
Uber Technologies Inc notified riders and drivers that it might quickly droop the accounts of anybody who has examined optimistic for the coronavirus or have been uncovered to it, the ride-hailing firm mentioned on Wednesday. The firm, which has already taken motion in some affected markets, mentioned it had a crew working around-the-clock to assist public well being authorities of their response to the epidemic. Uber laid out the corporate’s detailed coverage on the outbreak for all riders and drivers on its web site, outlining the steps the corporate has taken to handle the scenario.
“We have a dedicated global team, guided by the advice of a consulting public health expert, working to respond in every market where we operate around the world,” Uber mentioned. “We’ve already helped drivers in some affected areas, and we’re working to quickly implement this worldwide.”
Uber final month suspended 240 accounts of customers in Mexico who might lately have are available in contact with somebody probably contaminated with the brand new coronavirus. Uber mentioned on Saturday it could provide compensation to drivers and supply individuals identified with the coronavirus or positioned in quarantine for as much as 14 days.