O365 Excel application crashes quite often

In May 2019 when there was an excel application occurred, UIPath support had advised the following and we did not face this issue until 01/16/2020 when the O365 was upgraded to 16.0.12228.20364 (from 16.0.12228.20332)

Used Read range activity under excel application scope

  1. Kill the Excel process just before the Excel scope that causes the error
  2. Adding a delay this error prone Excel scope

Studio version:2019.4.4
Excel activity package version:
Windows version:Windows Server 2016 versio 1607 (OS Build 14393.3384)
Excel version: UIPath .Excel. Activities 2.5.4

Whenever the excel crash error occurs and the job faults, I close the error window and manually execute the job.