The San Francisco-based home sharing company said it will limit occupancy in its rental homes to 16 people.
Chesky has said that Airbnb's 2020 revenue will likely be less than half of what the company booked last year.
These measures are aimed at restoring traveller confidence and towards driving the systematic recovery of communities through the economic impact of tourism and travel.
“While people have been staying at home to protect their health, this unique platform has brought together people from across the globe over their shared passions and hobbies.
Airbnb also said Monday that it’s developing cleaning protocols for its hosts with guidance from former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and EcoLab.
Airbnb to refund USD 250 million to its hosts due to cancellations by tourists amid coronavirus outbreak
The move came as an olive branch of sorts extended to Airbnb hosts blindsided by a the home-sharing platform's decision several weeks ago to give full refunds to guests who cancelled reservations.
Airbnb also said it will waive all fees for any guest's stay if hosts can't offer their residences for free, according to a media report.
In the case of COVID-19, Airbnb said its extenuating circumstances policy allows guests to cancel eligible reservations without charge, and the host is required to refund the reservation.
Police by Saturday still had not given any information on the victims' identities or a possible motive, only saying that the violence happened in an Airbnb online rental downtown.