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Google has been working hard to provide more services and options for over a month, and this past week was no different. This week they announced letting merchants sell for free on Google, a fee relief for News partners, the availability of the Cloud Healthcare API, new schema for government benefits and more.
Google has improved the SERPs to help people find which restaurants are still offering delivery and takeout, and it has continued to expand and develop its products in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. See all the changes and updates made to help users find what they need and to help businesses provide the information their customers need.
As the COVID-19 virus continues to spread worldwide, the majority of Google’s most recent updates in the past week have pertained to helping users better navigate the pandemic & find the information they need. This includes new event structured data options for postponed, canceled, or online-only events, as well as the introduction of a new format on the search results page for COVID-19 searches.