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Uber is suspending the accounts of the riders and drivers who test positive for the corona virus

An Uber pick-up location will be shown in San Diego, california, state of California, state of California, the 30th of September. 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake

(Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc. UBER.N) is notified to the drivers and the drivers that it is temporarily suspending the accounts of anyone who tested positive for the corona virus, or may have been exposed to, and the journey from the company said on Wednesday.

The company has already taken action in a number of markets, has said it could have been a team that is working round-the-clock support from the health authorities in their response to the epidemic.

Uber explained the company’s more detailed policies on the break for the riders and drivers on its web site a summary of the steps the company has taken to manage the situation. (ubr.the on/2W4FtPw)

“We have a dedicated team, guided by the advice of a consultancy firm, a public health expert to work with in order to respond to each and every market in which we operate around the world,” Uber said.

“We have helped drivers in some of the affected areas, and we are working on the rapid implementation of this world.”

Uber last month suspended 240 accounts of the users in Mexico who can have come in contact with someone who may be infected with the new corona virus.

Uber said on Saturday it would provide for the remuneration of directors and for the delivery of people who have been diagnosed with the corona virus, or quarantine it for up to 14 days.

Reporting by Rama Venkat in Bengaluru; Editing by shailesh Kuber, Bernard Orr

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