Google, the search giant, said on Friday that it has started offering free covid-19 tests every week for U.S. employees, covering about 90000 telecommuting employees. The service is offered by Atlanta based bioiq, which allows employees, both full-time and interns, to take the test twice a week. The healthcare service is expected to expand to Google employees around the world next year. < / P > < p > The Wall Street Journal reported that employees in need can book tests through bioiq website, and then need to send PCR nasal swabs to the laboratory for analysis. But vid-19 is not a mandatory requirement. < / P > < p > at the same time, U.S. health care workers also started testing the first covid-19 vaccine this week. However, due to health officials’ concern that hospitals will not be able to cope with excessive demand, several counties in California have yet to lift their policies to maintain social alienation at home. < / P > < p > when cowid-19 broke out this year, Google was also one of the first technology giants to allow a huge workforce to telecommuting at home. The company said this week that plans to return to the office had been postponed until September 2021. < / P > < p > in addition, even if the epidemic has been effectively controlled, Google is still considering introducing a new working mode. For example, in order to control the spread of the disease, employees may be required to work at home or work for at least three days, during which other people can still choose to work remotely. < p > < p > in recent years, the employee welfare of Silicon Valley technology giants has become the norm. In addition to offering free meals and fitness services in the park, Google CEO announced in May that it would pay SOHO employees up to $1000 for purchases of items, such as stand-up offices and ergonomic seats. It is said that “gta5” will be launched on Google cloud game platform stadia