Due to Covid-19, many organizations such as government websites, health organizations, schools and more are publishing urgent announcements on their website that can affect the daily schedules and other aspects of life. Some of these special announcements may include
Although, support for this is still in development, Google has published guidelines through its SpecialAnnouncement schema for Covid-19 announcements and all the website owners can already begin marking up their content with it.
This special announcement can help keep users informed about their event and quarantine updates, travel restrictions, shelter-in-place orders, school and public transportation closures, new drive-through coronavirus testing centre openings and more, right from the search results page.
Google search will use this information to better understand the content of your web page and shows the important data to relevant people alongside your webpage result.