Coronavirus update: Ola and Uber shut down ‘share’ and ‘pool’ ride services


Ola and Uber have temporarily shut down ‘pool’ services in India amid an outbreak of the carnivirus virus. In pool service, explain how users can share rides with other users. It is a cheap ride and is widely used in India. However, to reduce coronavirus infection, the company has turned off ride-sharing mode. The government and all non-governmental organizations are urging their employees to work from home and not hang out. In such a situation, Ola and Uber are also taking this step and following the rules of social distance, horse riding has been temporarily stopped. However, users can do non-pool rides on the Ola and Uber apps.

COVID-19 is affecting more than two and a half hundred people in the country at the time of the outbreak, with cab companies constantly sending notifications and messages to keep users safe and clean.

Ola Gadgets 3 (360) said in a statement (translated): “In our efforts to prevent the transmission of Covid-19, we are temporarily suspending the ‘Ola Share’ option until further notice. “

Ola has completely removed the app sharing option. However, users can still book other cab options such as Micro, Mini, Prime and Exx. The company has also continued its rental and exit options.

Like Olar, Uber isn’t taking bookings on its platform pool ride, but the option is visible on the pool.

Also on Saturday, Ola announced a coverage of Rs 30,000 for its driving partners and their spouses affected by COVID-19. In addition, compensation of one thousand rupees per day has been promised for a maximum of 21 days. The company has partnered with online driver consultation application MyFine to provide free medical assistance to its driver partners and family members.

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