the Company “Yandex” announced the launch of the project “Help is here”. The initiative aims to support health and social services, which have been translated into enhanced mode because of an outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19.

In the framework of the project, the search engine organizes the transportation of doctors, delivery of food, medicine and tests for coronavirus. For these tasks, the company, together with its partners will form a separate Park from thousands of machines connected to the service “Yandex.Taxi”. To pay drivers for these orders is allocated 250 million rubles. This is stated in the press release received by the editors Вестей.Ru.

“the Drivers will be able to connect to the Park and perform important social orders according to their own wish to make other orders at this time, they can not, – said in “Yandex”. All involved vehicles will be subject to regular disinfection, and drivers – medical check up”.

Projects for the transportation of doctors and the delivery of social food packages has already started in Moscow and Kazan. Proposals for cooperation sent to all the regions and markets where we work “Yandex.Taxi”, “Yandex.Food” and “Yandex.The shop.”

the company added that in a pandemic coronavirus has already allocated for projects to help more than 1.5 billion rubles. In addition, funds were used to support drivers and couriers who became ill or were quarantined, as well as to create a platform of distance education and online courses for teachers.

as of Thursday, March 26, in Russia recorded 840 cases COVID-19.

Text: To.Hi-tech