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Thank You Coronavirus Helpers: Google Doodle Hails Teachers and Childcare Workers Today

Screengrab of Friday's Google Doodle.

Screengrab of Friday's Google Doodle.

Friday’s illustration is part of Google’s doodle 'Thank You Coronavirus Helpers' series to recognise the unsung heroes during the pandemic: the essential service providers.

Thank You Coronavirus Helpers | Google on Friday honoured one of the essential service providers, teachers and childcare workers, who have been working relentlessly worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic. The illustration has animated figure of a teacher working from home, taking online classes on its laptop with a whiteboard in the background with tasks written on it. With a sandwich and a half-eaten apply kept on a side table, the delightful doodle also depicted how teachers multitask while taking class. “Thank You: Teachers and Childcare Workers”, said Google.

Friday’s illustration is part of Google’s doodle “Thank You Coronavirus Helpers” series to recognise the unsung heroes during the pandemic: the essential service providers.

On Thursday, Google honoured food service workers for their tireless efforts across the world at the time of coronavirus pandemic. With the tagline, “Thank You: Food Service Workers”, the doodle depicted an endearing animated figure cooking food, while managing packages for deliveries simultaneously.

Google on Monday had said it would continue the "Thank You" series over the next two weeks. On Wednesday, Google doodle thanked and honoured the efforts put in by those working in the packaging, shipping and delivery sector.

The search engine giant said, “As COVID-19 continues to impact communities around the world, people are coming together to help one another now more than ever. We’re launching a Doodle series to recognize and honor many of those on the front lines.”

Further, this series of doodle recognises the efforts that are being made by various human resources that are helping the world the disease. The series that started on April 6 began with thanking public health workers and the scientific community.

So far, the series has expressed gratitude towards those working in emergency services, custodial and sanitation services, farmers, doctor, nurses and medical workers, food and delivery service providers and teachers and childcare workers.

first published:April 17, 2020, 08:11 IST