Google joins coronavirus awareness campaign with new doodle


3rd April, 2020 12:45:51 printer

Google joins coronavirus awareness campaign with new doodle

Search engine giant Google has joined awareness campaign about coronavirus pandemic by replacing its regular home page graphic with a special doodle.

The new doodle depicts ‘Stay Home. Save Lives.’

It also provided some tips to tackle coronavirus or COVID-19 as it continues to impact communities around the world.

The tips include:

You can protect yourself and help prevent spreading the virus to others if you:


Wash your hands regularly for 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub

Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you cough or sneeze

Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell

Stay home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell


Touch your eyes, nose, or mouth if your hands are not clean.

The global death toll from coronavirus jumped to 53,190 on Friday.

It has so far infected 1,015,466 people around the world, according to worldometer.

Of them, 750,047 are currently being treated with 37,696 being in serious or critical condition.

So far, 212,229 people have recovered.