March 31, 20 - 7:03 pm - LABS

Measures taken by delivery apps during the outbreak

From services without physical contact to an aid fund, companies try to adopt protective measures to riders. Photo: Shutterstock

The  coronavirus pandemic gave a boost to delivery apps in Latin American countries as schools suspended classes and more people started working remotely in the second half of March.

Simultaneously with the increase in demand, the companies that operate these platforms have started to adopt several actions to combat the outbreak and protect small restaurants, couriers and customers – and, by extension, protect their business model.