Uber will require all of its drivers and riders worldwide to wear masks over their faces for the foreseeable future, Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said Wednesday.

Khosrowshahi made the announcement during a conference call outlining new health and safety steps Uber is taking in order to ease concerns about the possibility of exposure to the coronavirus at a time when state and local governments are beginning to loosen some of the societal restrictions meant to help contain the outbreak.

The mask-wearing requirements will also be applied to Uber Eats delivery drivers, and will go into effect on Monday. All drivers will have to take a picture of themselves with their mask on before they begin driving, and also verify that they aren’t showing any COVID19 symptoms. Drivers will also have to confirm they have sanitized their cars and agree to drive with their windows down. Khosrowshahi said that Uber has also set aside $50 million for masks and sanitation products for its drivers.

In addition to wearing masks, riders will have to confirm they have washed or sanitized their hands and agree to only sit in a car’s backseat with open windows for ventilation. Uber said it is also lowering the suggested maximum number of passengers for an UberX ride to three riders instead of four.

Uber’s new safety requirements come after its top rival, Lyft, announced similar measures last week.

The ride-hailing industry has been hit particularly hard by the coronavirus pandemic.

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