Just a few days ago we reported that China is showing the body temperature of delivery persons on its apps. The information came from a tweet from someone from the handle of @DerekjAndersen. Derek Anderson tweeted a screenshot of a Chinese app:
Dude in China just shared a screenshot from a local delivery service. The delivery person’s body temperature is now displayed on the delivery details screen in the mobile app. 4 #Covid # Kovid 19 pic.twitter.com/ChEmrKPeoK
– Derek Anderson (@DerekjAndersen) April 8, 2020
Then a Chinese person responded to Anderson’s tweet saying that this was the practice in China for the last few months.
If we do this kind of practice, we wonder what India needs. And today we saw that Zomato is showing its delivery person’s body temperature on the app.
While both Swiggy and Zomato have begun to mention health and hygiene practices, each is maintaining a food-delivery joint and restaurant – such as driver hand washing on the app, daily temperature checks, etc., the body temperature of a delivery person An increase in customer confidence is another step toward profitability.
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Although most people nowadays are opting for contactless delivery, it is still reassuring to know that the person delivering your food is also healthy and virus free.
Once the rider has picked up your food and you are on the way to deliver it, you can only read the temperature.
We expect Swiggy to follow suit and make a place in the facility soon. We do not, however, know that it already is. Tonight Swiggy canceled our order, so there was no way to find out.
Sooner or later, all delivery apps of all types may also consider keeping the body temperature feature in mind. Although they may well show standard body temperature – 98.4 degrees Fahrenheit in most cases, it is at least something.