Microsoft launches website to track COVID-19

Microsoft has launched a web portal to track the spread of COVID-19 worldwide. The web portal has been launched by Microsoft’s Bing team. The portal aims to track the spread of novel coronavirus in the world. The website is accessible at “bing.com/covid” and provides up-to-date infection statistics for each country. A user can click on the country on an interactive map to see the specific number of cases of novel coronavirus infections in the country.

The web portal displays the information by aggregating data from sources like the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).

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  • Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft: Satya Nadella.
  • Microsoft Founded: April 4, 1975; Headquarters of Microsoft: Washington, United States.

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