Google Reports Worldwide Outages

(UNDATED) – Google users reported brief outages Monday morning with several Google-owned web services like Gmail and YouTube.

According to officials, users reported widespread outages of websites and other telecommunications issues at about 7 a.m. ET on Monday morning.

The outage was worldwide.

As of about 7:45 a.m. ET, it appeared that many of those services had been restored.

The issues with Google productivity tools came at a time when millions are relying on them to work or attend class remotely as the country continues to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.