Google search feature gives wrong guidance on UK self-isolation rules

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Info was parsed from gov.uk web site incorrectly, resulting in potential confusion over Covid necessities

Google has been sharing incorrect directions on contact tracing by way of its Covid-19 “widespread questions” function, advising some customers that they will cease self-isolating when NHS guidelines say the other.

The flaw is the newest instance of Google incorrectly parsing info from web sites and making an attempt to current a easy reply to maintain customers from clicking away from the search engine. The corporate has pledged that it'll now repair the recommendation after a authorities request to take action.

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