With peopledue to the , Uber Eats is trying to help keep local restaurants in business by waiving delivery fees across across the US and Canada.
"We will also launch daily dedicated, targeted marketing campaigns -- both in-app and via email -- to promote delivery from local restaurants, especially those that are new to the app," the online food ordering platform said Monday in a release.
The company is also letting restaurants pay it daily, instead of the current weekly cycle.
A competitor, Seamless, emailed customers over the weekend to say it's deferring commission fees for independent restaurants.
The new strain of coronavirus, which can develop into a respiratory illness known as, was discovered in Wuhan, China, in December. It's now infected and caused more than 6,500 deaths globally.