The new versions Edge (or any other software updates) are usually released for security or compatibility reasons to ensure that operating systems and internal web applications remain safe and running.
Due to the spread of COVID-19 or coronavirus, most system administrators are likely to remain preoccupied with managing the security of home-based workers and caring for their families during these difficult times.
Of course after its announcement Google to freeze the development of version 81, we should also expect from Microsoft a similar announcement, since the company currently depends directly on Google and in particular from the development of Chromium.
Note that another browser that also had to adapt to the new reality of coronavirus was Firefox of Mozilla.
Earlier this month, Mozilla released it Firefox 74, which did not accept the TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 protocols. These protocols are used to maintain the security of HTTPS connections. However, they were considered insecure and removed from him Firefox in the latest version of the application.
Earlier this week, in an update of releasenotes of Firefox 74.0, Mozilla said it temporarily enabled the protocols to ensure that users would have access to some critical government sites that continue to use TLS 1.0 and 1.1.