Online food delivery apps Zomato and Swiggy are creating awareness among their delivery and driver-partners against the coronavirus which has till now infected 60 people in India.

According to reports, Swiggy on Wednesday released a customer advisory on the ‘proactive measures’ to mitigate the coronavirus outbreak.

In the advisory, the company mentions that the delivery partners were continually being trained to minimize spreading of novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 disease.

Rival Zomato also claimed to have shared ‘best practice’ advisories with its employees as well as restaurant and delivery partners.

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Both the delivery firms stated that they are committed to ensuring the safety of their consumers, restaurant partners, delivery partners and employees.

The firms have therefore started training its delivery staff on how to reduce the risk of contracting the virus and also on the ways to identify the symptoms.

Other companies like Ola and Flipkart are also reportedly following a similar routine to keep a check on the spread of the deadly virus.

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