Humanoid Robots May Soon Handle COVID-19 Patients in Parts of India

Humanoid Robots May Soon Handle COVID-19 Patients in Parts of India



The novel coronavirus has infected 1,024 Indians and taken 27 lives since the first case was detected on 30 January. 



One of the most vulnerable sections of the population in the fight against COVID-19 is medical professionals, who are susceptible to infection.

In an effort to insulate medical professionals, attending to COVID-19 patients, from infection, a tech company in India's Tamil Nadu has donated four humanoid robots that can deliver medicine to patients in their isolation wards. 

The company has donated robots to a government health facility in Tiruchirappalli in the southern part of Tamil Nadu. 

The hospital dean told national news agency ANI, that "They'll be used if district administration permits".




Tamil Nadu:A pvt software company in Tiruchirappalli has donated humanoid robots to govt hospital in the city for delivering medicines to patients at COVID19 isolation ward. 4 of these robots are currently ready for use. Hospital's Dean says "They'll be used if dist admn permits"