Robots can help doctors keep a safe distace from the patient by using remotely take temperatures and measure blood pressure and oxygen saturation from patients hooked up to a ventilator.
Robot can reduce the human contact and risk of transmission of infection during the coronavirus panemic.
According to Rediff.com, These are just a few of the robots which are being used during the COVID-19 pandemic, from health care in and out of hospitals, automation of testing, supporting public safety and public works, to continuing daily work and life.
A robot helping medical teams treat patients suffering from the coronavirus disease is pictured at a patients’ room, in the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. The hospital has six such robots to care for coronavirus patients.(Photograph: Flavio Lo Scalzo/Reuters)
Belgian Andree Desmaelle, 76 virtually communicates with someone thanks to a robot made available by Belgian company ZoraBots for elderly people’s homes for free so that they can stay in touch with their loved ones (Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters)
An Intelligent Sterilization Robot, produced by TMiRob of China, uses UV light to sanitise, at a toilet at the Hong Kong International Airport, in Hong Kong.(Photograph: / Tyrone Siu/Reuters)
Public Utilities Board’s O-R3 social distancing ambassador robot broadcasts reminders at joggers to keep a safe distance in Singapore. (Photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters)
A robot transports food to serve to diners at a restaurant, following an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease in Shanghai, China (Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters)
Medical workers walk by a police robot at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport after travel restrictions to leave Wuhan, (Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters)
Humanoid robot Prepper is standing at the checkout counter of the Edeka grocery store to explain protective measures and to promote solidarity with each other, as the spread of the coronavirus disease continues, in Lindlar, Germany. (Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters)
A robot at a Fortis hospital in Bengaluru. Mitra and Mitri, two robots, screen each and every visitor including doctors, nurses, medical and non-medical staff entering the hospital at Bannerghatta Road. The robot interacts using facial and speech recognition contextual help and autonomous navigation and screens the visitor for symptoms for COVID-19 such as fever, cough and cold. (Photograph: ANI Photo)
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