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This is the Least Crowded Time to Grocery Shop, Data Shows

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Google said that grocery stores in America are the least busy on Monday at 8 a.m. and the most congested on Saturday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m

Google is rolling out a new update to Google Maps to help users travel safely during the holiday season. The feature available on Android and iOS will provide links to authoritative local resources to check if there are specific guidelines or restrictions in the area they are visiting.

Google has spent plenty of time this year updating its products to be more useful during the pandemic, and some of it's freshly announced Maps features serve that same objective. Google first introduced its COVID-19 layer in Maps back in September and since then it has helped it's helped millions of people get critical information about the virus right from Google Maps. The service can display the live status of your order as long as you make an order through Google Maps, and the update includes an estimate of the waiting time as well as delivery fees.

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, in fact, cases have spiked in the past few weeks. The blog says the feature is for both Android and iOS users across the globe and soon everyone will be able to see how crowded their bus, train, or subway line is at the current time. To do so, you have to book your order from Google Maps on Android or iOS.

Caffeine addicts probably won't be surprised to learn that Google pegged Saturday at 10 a.m. as the busiest time to hit the coffee shop
Caffeine addicts probably won't be surprised to learn that Google pegged Saturday at 10 a.m. as the busiest time to hit the coffee shop

According to anonymous location data from Google Maps users who opted to use the setting from August through October this year, the busiest time at the grocery store is on Saturdays from 12 to 3 p.m., while the least crowded time is on Mondays around 8 a.m.

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Google Maps users will also be able to order food through the app in the US, Germany, Australia, Brazil, India and Canada. The feature is now available in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, India, and the US.

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